A study on the "Pygmalion Effect" shows that the higher a teacher's expectations of a student, the more likely they are to succeed in school.
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October 08, 2014
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.
September 25, 2014
Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.
September 17, 2014
What duty do schools have to cultivate civic engagement, and how can teachers help with such efforts? Tonight's Twitter chat will discuss civic responsibility.
September 02, 2014
ESPN suggests turning football into an opportunity to teach students about financial literacy.
August 21, 2014
A superintendent in an Illinois district said that parents complained about teachers interjecting their own opinions into class discussions of the protests roiling nearby Ferguson, Mo.
August 12, 2014
A new app by SciPlay aims to make physics concepts not only accessible to students of all levels, but help teachers with student engagement in complex subject matters.
August 07, 2014
While "All the President's Men" might be a classroom staple, there's a wealth of new resources that can help give students a more complete account of Richard Nixon's presidency.
July 17, 2014
When students never learn to read cursive, they lose access to any historical documents that haven't been typed up, experts say.
July 15, 2014
Musician and comedian Weird Al Yankovic has a new video out that might help students appreciate good grammar.