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November 12, 2015

Anxiously Waiting on SAT Scores? Study Suggests a Little Stress Is Good

For students, waiting on the results of a test isn't always easy, but sometimes it can be emotionally rewarding.

September 28, 2015

Public Shows 'Tough Love' for Teachers in Annual PDK/Gallup Poll

The initial results from the 2015 poll focused on public perceptions of testing and the Common Core State Standards.

August 27, 2015

A Homework Study Makes Waves, But Researchers Question Findings

A voluntary survey finds that younger grades have more homework than recommended while older grades don't have enough, but the study has come under major scrutiny.

August 13, 2015

U.S. Schools Still Start Too Early, CDC Reports

To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.

June 15, 2015

Teachers' Feedback Can Do More Harm Than Good, Study Finds

A new study from Vanderbilt University concluded that teachers' feedback on math problems hinders students who have a grasp on the concept but could significantly help those who still don't understand.

June 05, 2015

Teachers Don't Want More Data, They Want Better Data, Gates Survey Finds

A new survey by the Gates Foundation finds that nearly all teachers regularly use digital tools like digital gradebooks, but are unhappy with the data or the tools they have access to.

May 27, 2015

Study: Teacher Outreach to Parents Has 'Under-Explored Potential' in Schools

A new study by researchers at Harvard and Brown University finds that regular personalized communications from teachers to parents can in fact have a sizable impact on students' chances for success in their classes.

May 15, 2015

Let Students With ADHD Fidget, Says Study

A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.

May 12, 2015

Principles for Effective Teaching Outlined by Psychologist Group

A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.

April 20, 2015

Students' Race Affects How Teachers Judge Misbehavior, Study Says

A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.

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