A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own.
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February 27, 2015
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.
October 17, 2014
A recent poll shows that students wish they could use technology in the classrooms more often, while a second study suggests that for students who multitask often, having phones around may not be a distraction.
October 10, 2014
Yousafzai, a 17-year-old Pakistani girl, will be the youngest-ever winner of the award.
October 08, 2014
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.