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November 26, 2012

How Teachers Provide Shelter From the Storm

New York City math teacher José Vilson has a nice post-Hurricane Sandy refection on schools' often-under-appreciated role as the hub of community.

November 02, 2012

Teaching Girls to Speak Up

Women speak up less than men do when they are outnumbered, according to The Deseret News, but when women do talk, they tend to change a group's outcomes.

September 17, 2012

How to Change Your Expectations for Students

An interesting NPR story excavates some psychological research from the 1960s showing that teachers' expectations for students can have a profound effect on their intellectual development. Why? In a nutshell, because teachers interact differently with the kids they expect to do better: As [Harvard...

September 07, 2012

Is the Culture of Achievement Impairing Students' Moral Sense?

Responding to a cheating scandal at Harvard, renowned developmental psychologist Howard Gardner worries that elite students' relentless drive for success, fueled by what he refers to as "market ways of thinking," has crippled their moral sense

September 04, 2012

H.S. Study: More Study, Less Sleep Not a Good Combo

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.

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