A new U.K. study finds that cellphone bans in schools can have the same effect on test scores as adding a week of instructional time.
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A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
April 20, 2015
A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.
January 26, 2015
Many schools are becoming adverse to harsh discipline measures, but that leaves teachers to wonder how best to address student behavioral issues.
October 03, 2014
After using clips from "Pretty Woman" to explain dress code to female students, a North Dakota high school is getting negative feedback from parents and press.
October 01, 2014
Students valued classroom time and had a stronger interest in a subject when they felt that their instructors were available to provide emotional support, a recent study finds.
August 29, 2014
Schools can reduce stress simply by allowing children to play in green spaces, instead of only focusing on teaching children how to cope with stress.
March 30, 2014
A Belgian professor reportedly told his class to simmer down or he'd reveal all the characters who die in the popular HBO show and novel series.
February 10, 2014
The use of simple checklists to manage complex, sometimes unwieldy projects has been a trending topic in many industries. Teaching is no exception.
February 03, 2014
A new study distinguishes between real positive benefits of some kinds of rumormongering.