Encouraging children to think about different facets of their own identities can help them think about other problems in novel ways, a new study suggests.
Recently in social and emotional learning research Category
July 10, 2019
June 25, 2019
High schoolers who participate in music courses may score higher on exams in their academic subjects, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.
January 09, 2019
The highly polarizing 2016 Presidential campaign blitzed the swing state of Virginia. And in the year that followed, a new study in the journal Educational Researcher suggests school bullying problems likewise split along political lines.
November 21, 2018
In a new follow-up to the landmark Abecedarian preschool study, researchers find adults who experienced high-quality early education are fairer in social situations.
October 23, 2018
While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
May 01, 2018
Ever since the landmark "marshmallow test" highlighted the importance of early self-control in later achievement, educators have worked to find ways to build self-regulation among young children. But a new study in the journal Pediatric Research suggests boosting children's natural curiosity may be equally crucial to their long-term learning.
March 27, 2018
In fact, new research suggests adolescents can take take the opposite message from adults praising effort: that students just aren't "talented."
March 27, 2018
Principals and teachers often don't know when a student is being abused or neglected, but a new study suggests the effects can significantly hurt reading and math achievement in elementary school.
October 11, 2017
2017 MacArthur Fellow explores how students' social relationships can boost or undermine schools' efforts to stop bullying.
August 01, 2017
A new Gallup poll finds parents prefer structured play and sports over free play, and may feel the need to "fill up" their children's time.