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Are Traditional Grades a Thing of the Past?

Some say traditional grading systems don't show what a student really knows. Hear what one school is doing about it.

Gender Gap: Why Boys Can't Keep Up

Boys are falling behind girls in school performance. What's behind the boy crisis, and how can parents and teachers help?

Comparing Preschool Philosophies: Play-Based vs. Academic

Are you comparing preschool philosophies? Learn what to consider as you search for the best preschool for your child.

Teacher Pay Starts Low, Grows Slowly, Is Generally Awful, Report Says

D.C. may be one of the best places for career teachers in search of high pay, a new report says, while South Dakota is unquestionably the worst.

Kids in After-School Programs Make Academic Gains

Learning After 3 P.M.: California students benefit from after-school programs.

How Can Teachers Help Students With ADHD?

Education World explores ADHD in a five-part series.

ADHD is widely misunderstood, even by many professionals in healthcare and education - Dr. Thomas E. Brown

Recently a number of media reports have expressed alarm about the increasing number of children and adults being diagnosed and treated for ADHD.  There have also been news reports about some colleges and universities refusing to provide ADHD assessments or medication for students because of concern about increased use of ADHD medications by students who have not been adequately evaluated or diagnosed with ADHD.

The Case Against Block Scheduling

The Case Against Block Scheduling: An Educational Fad that Hurts Academic Performance.

Bullying Intervention Strategies That Work

Bullying, according to noted expert Dan Olweus, poisons the educational environment and affects the learning of every child. Learn what you can do to keep bullying behavior from poisoning your school. Included: Practical tips for changing the behavior.

Teaching Empathy: Are We Teaching Content or Students?

Teaching empathy is about teaching students, not content -- how they feel about the incoming knowledge will ultimately determine how useful it is to them.

The Advantages of a Four Day School Week

A four-day school week is a relatively new and innovative idea gaining popularity with students and teacher across the United States. For some, the advantages of attending school only four days per ...

Year-Round School Advantages & Disadvantages

Year-round school schedules are subject to considerable debate among both proponents and critics. Advocates of year-round schools cite increased performance because students have less time to forget ...

What is Character Education? |

Character education includes and complements a broad range of educational approaches such as whole child education, service learning, social-emotional learning, and civic education. All share a commitment to helping young people become responsible, caring, and contributing citizens.

What Can Be Done About Student Cheating? - NEA Today

It’s not exactly breaking news that students cheat in school, how prevalent is the problem? Denise Pope talks about strategies to curb student cheating.

Classroom Management Strategies

Get instant ideas on how to manage your toughest behavior challenges. These strategies will help you improve behavior management in your classroom.

Activities for the Last Days of School

Trying to squeeze in last-minute learning? Get ideas for keeping kids focused.

Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers

This Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers offers a virtual survival guide for educators about to begin their first year.

Have Computers Forced Handwriting Out of the Picture?

Computers have demoted the second of the three Rs, some educators say. Instead of teaching the loops and swirls of cursive letters, teachers point students to the letter r on the keyboard. Not all educators and handwriting experts agree on whether or w...

Does Inclusion Help or Hurt Students?

StarrPoints: Columnist Linda Starr reveals the truth about inclusive schools.

Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center

Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and networking opportunities.

Successful Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

Research continues to confirm that we can teach students with learning disabilities to “learn how to learn.” We can put them into a position to compete and hold their own.