A new study says that when children are less likely to lie when they understand that telling the truth will be met with happiness from both the inquisitor and the children themselves.
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Children of same-sex parents are better-behaved, healthier, and have more cohesive families compared to children of opposite-sex couples, according to a new study.
February 03, 2014
A new study distinguishes between real positive benefits of some kinds of rumormongering.
February 03, 2014
Sarah Camiscoli, a literacy intervention teacher for English-language learners at a small public middle school in the South Bronx, moved away from disciplining to listening and gaining greater understanding of her students' needs.
November 16, 2013
Author-educators Marc Prensky and Will Richardson opened up this weekend's conference with some big ideas on how technology is changing learning and the many ways schools need to adapt and catch up.
October 17, 2013
In a disconcerting New York magazine article, Lisa Miller asks whether it's possible to be both ethical and a parent—and comes to the disturbing conclusion that it very well may not be. She begins by asking readers to imagine a scenario in which they just discovered their 4th grader has lic...
September 18, 2013
Experts say adults need to take a more active role to curb kids' abuse of social-media services.
September 12, 2013
"I'm so happy to live in a world in which I don't need to defend the educational benefits of turquoise water, wooden boats, chop sticks, clothes pins, and rocks," says Teacher Tom.
June 24, 2013
Thursday's "Evaluation Reform: Finding Solutions through Teachers" at the American Institutes for Research was just the type of 30,000-foot-level Washington event that disenfranchised teachers seem to fear is changing the course of their profession.
June 20, 2013
A first-year teacher in Canada who recently came out as gay to his students describes how his "tough" class offered their acceptance in a way that moved him to tears.