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Executive Skills and the Struggling Reader

Students who struggle with reading often lack the thinking skills, such as memory, planning, and the ability to shift focus when necessary, that seem...

Effectiveness of Social and Financial Education for Youth – a global...

Growing evidence suggests that building soft skills such as problem solving, communication, teamwork and managing money can help young people transition into work and...

Sir Ken Robinson criticises Pisa for being ‘too narrow’

International education guru Sir Ken Robinson has criticised the world’s most trusted league tables for "squeezing out" other more creative subjects. Sir Ken has built...

Kids working in family enterprises drop out of school more

More than 60 percent of children working in family-run enterprises are likely to drop out of school, a survey conducted in a West Bengal district revealed...

A child’s best motivation comes from within

I remember it was an uphill task getting my eldest child, now 11, to revise for exams when he was eight. When I enthusiastically showed...

US: Why Do We Need More Minority Teachers? Because Students Give...

In the past few decades, research has provided compelling reasons for increasing the number of minority teachers in the classroom, such as that it could...

India: All parents can opt for homeschooling: MIT girl Malvika Joshi’s...

Malvika Joshi, a 17-year-old from Mumbai who has been admitted to the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a degree programme in science...

ERI-Net Continues Its Work to Promote Holistic Learning

With global and regional integration not limited to economic development, education systems place an increasing emphasis on global competence and global citizenship education, key...

Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like

From a child’s perspective, school, extracurricular activities and home are part of the continuous experience of life. From the perspective of teachers, coaches and parents, those...

Children Learn Best From Storybooks When Characters Are Realistic

A few years ago, my daughter requested that her nightly lullaby be replaced with a bedtime story. I was happy to comply, and promptly invented...

Refueled education foundation helps more students

Though the local economy is rebounding, there are still tens of thousands of children in Marion County who live in economically disadvantaged homes. In...

Happy and Smart Kids: Three Lessons from the Netherlands

I just read The Happiest Kids in the World: Bringing up Children the Dutch Way by Doing Less by Rina Mae Acosta and Michele...

Designing with Empathy: What Inclusive Design Means for Education and Workplace...

Story Source: Metropolis ~ Go to Original Article Designing for inclusive workplaces and education spaces is a subversive act. That was the gist of a...

Education chief calls on schools to take a fresh look at...

SCHOOLS in Wales must take a fresh look at teaching and learning, according to the education watchdog Estyn. In his annual report for 2014-15, the...

The Power of Visualization in Math

When do you know it’s time to try something different in your math lesson? For me, I knew the moment I read this word problem...

9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

Motivating students to be enthusiastically receptive is one of the most important aspects of mathematics instruction and a critical aspect of any curriculum. Effective...

Impact of classroom technology questioned

For decades, there has been a vision of an education system transformed by technology. Many have believed, or at least hoped, that the combined...

Education Disaster

The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress report, also known as The Nation's Report Card, shows that U.S. educational achievement, to put it nicely,...

How Long Do the Benefits of SEL Programs Last?

SEL programs improve students' well-being, performance, and conduct—and a new research review suggests that these benefits are long-lasting. Teachers, parents, and students will tell you: Social...

Australia: Kinma, non-profit primary school

Background Information: Kinma encourages children to become flexible thinkers and independent, self-directed learners in a non-competitive environment which respects and nurtures the individuality of...

Finnish Education: Know the Reason Why Play is Prioritized on the...

Finnish educational system is known as one of the best in the world. What made them progress compared to the others is the way...

Curiosity Killed The Cat… How Inquiry Makes For A Personal And...

Many, if not most, students feel as they enter college that they are not as smart as everyone else. This is especially true for...

Innovation and Quality in Higher Education

Much is changing in higher education. Most fundamentally, students themselves are changing. After long decades of exclusion, college access has expanded opportunities for minority students,...

15 Ways to Teach Mindfulness and Patience to Children

A little mindfulness goes a long way, even in adults, but the earlier you can start the habit, the better. Thankfully, this chart is...

How Affective Data Could Change Learning Outcomes

Love it or hate it, Big Data is changing K–12 education. Collecting and analyzing student data — including grades, attendance, disciplinary issues and test scores...

How to Find the Middle Ground Between Data-Driven and Student-Driven Learning...

“I’ve done everything I can do! After I teach the whole class, I explain it again, sometimes 2-3 times, just for this student. My...

Why should we improve learning opportunities for young kids?

More than hundred years ago, nations that are now members of the OECD introduced legislation to set the age compulsory education. Most countries obliged...

Reading to Rewire

Reading with parents and caregivers — key to building literacy skills and a love of reading in every child — may be particularly valuable...

Learn About Technology & Education at our June 4th Luncheon

The 60 million girls Foundation invites you to attend a luncheon on Thursday, June 4, in Beaconsfield, Quebec. Our Founder & President, Wanda Bedard, will...

Teenage depression and suicide rates make mental health an education issue

Adolescence is a key time for mental health issues to emerge, just as young people are entering some of the most crucial years of...