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.
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March 18, 2015
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 survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
February 27, 2015
A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own.
January 28, 2015
Scot Pankey, a theater teacher in Dallas, coordinated dozens of students for a dance that took over a vast swath of his high school.
January 22, 2015
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
January 08, 2015
A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.
October 30, 2014
Starting November 1st, students in more than 2,000 classrooms will take on a major challenge: Write a novel in a month. The Young Writers Program, part of National Novel Writing Month, gives students and teachers the tools to make it happen.
October 29, 2014
Halloween can be a fun holiday, but some costumes can be offensive. Fortunately, there are some ways teachers can encourage students to make smart costume choices.
October 26, 2014
After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.