A set of reforms in Finland will require schools to implement extended "phenomenon-based" programs that focus on interdisciplinary lessons rather than traditional subject-area classes.
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A UK child health expert is causing a stir by recommending that teachers tackle girls' body image issues by having boys discuss what they think is attractive.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.
March 11, 2015
An online survey suggests that 96 percent of classrooms utilize some form of computer technology, though teachers still struggle with hardware shortages and a lack of consistent Internet access.
March 06, 2015
A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.
March 05, 2015
A professor argues that public schools are failing to teach students the difference between fact and opinion, resulting in moral apathy among young people.
March 03, 2015
A new study shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.
February 27, 2015
A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own.
February 26, 2015
A bill that would allow teachers to be prosecuted for providing "harmful materials" to minors has been passed by the Kansas Senate.
February 06, 2015
Differentiation, a teaching approach that focuses on different instructional needs for each student, has sparked a heated debate in the education community.