High schoolers who participate in music courses may score higher on exams in their academic subjects, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.
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May 17, 2018
Teenagers aren't lazy, crazy, or dumb, says a neuroscientist, who argues in a new book that understanding students' neurological development can help dispel negative myths about adolescent learning.
April 04, 2018
The way we learn to write letters by hand can affect how we mentally read them later on, a new study finds.
March 30, 2018
A new study comes as more high schools nationwide experiment with an array of school schedules, from late starts to four-day weeks and alternating block classes.
March 29, 2018
New studies on autism offer insight into the parts of the brain associated with social challenges for students on the autism spectrum and how pervasive myths about the causes of autism could put children and their families at greater physical risk.
December 19, 2016
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May 10, 2016
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December 24, 2015
Reading gaps that yawn at the start of school can remain through a student's academic career, finds a longitudinal study.
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Touchscreen use among early toddlers is becoming more prevalent, and may open new avenues for assessment, according to a new study.