As my kids get older, I know I am going to have to work harder and harder to stay engaged with them -- but I know it's going to be worth the work.
I'm a 16 year old student whose future is at stake, my rights are being violated, and I need you to hear me out.
How do you explain suicidal crickets and zombie caterpillars? One word: parasites. Science writer Ed Yong shows us how these tiny creatures force insects and animals to do their bidding, and asks: Are parasites manipulating humans, too?
As a nutritionist counseling families and children, here are some simple tips to get you and your family off to a healthy start.
Annabel loves school. She loves being with friends, loves learning, and above all, loves being independent. She's a child who thrives on routine, social situations, and new experiences. She's happy at school, so I am happy that she's at school.
Chancellor Phyllis Wise's letter to the campus was a prime example of violent language -- all the more violent because of its calm, rational, removed tone. This is the kind of bureaucratic language that has the power to do much more harm than an angry expletive posted about a war.
Democrats have established a track record of being tone deaf when addressing military and veteran issues. Though not a matter of life and death, consider the way some Democrats have dealt with a subject that is important to many active and retired servicemen -- college.
B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender has asked the teachers to stop striking now, please. I hate to disappoint you, Mr. Fassbender, but it doesn't matter how nicely you ask. What matters is that you fund public education. Properly.
I always knew how great the responsibility of a teacher was, but it wasn't until I became a mother myself that I understood just how much it meant to have such an influence on another person's child.
A current trend in classroom management is to hold kids in from recess as a means of disciplinary action. The problem with this strategy, of course, is that kids need recess. They need to decompress, burn off energy and socialize.
I've learned that half the battle in getting kids back to school is the prep you do the week leading up to it. The other half is remaining organized and prepared once the school year starts.
Imagine schools where children were tested every three or four years, at transition points, as in the world's top-performing nations. Imagine schools where teachers wrote their own tests and used their professional judgment.
's no secret that girls lag behind boys when it comes to an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or that jobs relating to STEM disciplines are the fastest-growing segment of the US economy.
As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.
Students, as you return to school this September, remember that the most important brand in your wardrobe is the brand of your school. Welcome back!
China may be a fearsome economic competitor, but it is not because their education is superb. If you don't believe me, take it from a group of Chinese college students.
Closing the achievement gap for minority students is always the topic of discussion and it seems to me that we have at least a partial solution right in front of us. Implementing year-round schooling will lead to minority students who are more engaged with their academics.
It's not often two books come out at roughly the same time that, together, provide a true glimpse at the critical and largely unknown story of how the modern day education reform movement came to be.