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
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.
September 17, 2014
A recent poll shows that high school students are reading just as much as the rest of the population, and sometimes more.
September 06, 2013
If you're a high school teacher and find yourself with 35 minutes to fill, you might want to consider showing renowned German filmmaker Werner Herzog's new documentary about the dangers of texting and driving.
April 23, 2013
In "Those Who Can't," a new comedy pilot from Amazon, three high school teachers face a common foe: a high school lacrosse player.
February 12, 2013
An Indiana special education teacher who is part of a Christian group that wants to ban LGBT students from the high school prom told a local T.V. station that she doesn't believe gays have a "purpose in life."
February 08, 2013
A new research study looks at why boys tend to get lower grades than girls.
October 31, 2012
I finally had a chance to watch a documentary I've been meaning to get to for several months now called "Schools That Change Communities."
September 04, 2012
A new research study out of the University of California, Los Angeles, reports the "somewhat surprising" finding that spending extra time studying tends to negatively affect high school students' academic performance in school the next day. But there's also a perfectly logical explanation for this: When students study more, the researchers found, they tend to sleep less.