The optimal amount of homework for 13-year-old students is about an hour a day, a study published earlier this month in the Journal of Educational Psychology suggests.
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March 26, 2015
March 18, 2015
Don't ask schools, students, or teachers to rise to your expectations of excellence if you aren't just as deep in the fight for their expectation of equity.
February 18, 2015
In this lesson, 7th grade English/language arts teacher Emily Park-Friend takes her students through a three-step interview activity.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
February 04, 2015
Watch students in 8th grade teacher Susie Morehead's class deepen their understanding of math principles by working through problems with their peers.
January 16, 2015
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and edX have partnered to encourage 7th graders to take a massive open online course to improve their chances of being awarded a precollege scholarship.
January 07, 2015
Oakland, Calif., teacher Viet-ly Nguyen helps her English-language learners actively participate in classroom discussions through the creation of a protocol.
January 05, 2015
Assessment for reading interventions in response-to-intervention models may be too narrow to identify students struggling in different aspects of reading.
December 05, 2014
A United Way grant program piloted middle grade supports and interventions with community-school partnerships in 13 cities.
December 03, 2014
Mr. Leeds and his wife founded the Alliance for Excellent Education and Institute for Student Achievement, advocacy groups with the goal of shining a spotlight on the nation's at-risk secondary students.