A new study by researchers at Harvard and Brown University finds that regular personalized communications from teachers to parents can in fact have a sizable impact on students' chances for success in their classes.
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A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
May 12, 2015
A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.
April 20, 2015
A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.
April 14, 2015
A new study suggests that students could learn better by sharing iPads than in 1-to-1 programs, especially in early grades.
April 10, 2015
A new analysis of standardized test scores suggests that it would take very high numbers of students opting out of tests to hurt a teacher's evaluations.
April 07, 2015
A new report finds that simple factors like classroom lighting and use of color can have a significant impact on student performance.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.
February 27, 2015
A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own.
January 26, 2015
Researchers suggest comparing "similarly circumstanced" schools in order to fairly evaluate teachers.