A Mindset Shift to Continue Supporting the Most Frustrating Kids

Some students can feel so difficult to work with that the challenge begins to strain a teacher’s empathy. Alex Shevrin offers some tips for how she shifts her mindset when this happens and…

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His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn’t Go To College, Then He Did

African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?

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Spread of literacy among women highlighted in UNESCO anniversary global review

The increase in reading and writing proficiency among women is a result of the significant up tic in their enrolment and completion of primary education over the last five decades, even as overall funding for adult literacy has remained low, a recently…

4 Digital Tools That Help Students Practice Integrity

Digital tools can help give students a platform to demonstrate their honesty, courage, and integrity in the classroom on a regular basis.

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Be The Change You Want to See By Shifting Traditional High School

At this big traditional high school teachers are taking the lead in the push for interdisciplinary, future-focused teaching practices.

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UN global assessment on higher education reveals broad socio-economic, gender disparities

Noting the lack of sufficient institutions to cater to the growing demand for higher education as well as increasing disparities in its access, the United Nations educational and scientific agency has presented a series of steps to make such education …

How Kids Learn Better By Taking Frequent Breaks Throughout The Day

American teacher Timothy Walker learned more effective ways to teach when he moved to Finland and pulled back from cramming too much into one day.

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How Empathy Is Important For Parents And Teens When Things Get Stressful

Helping teenagers develop cognitive empathy, the ability to understand another person’s perspective, can allow them to cope with stress better. But whether they accept help can be all in the phrasing.

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UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage

Young people from around the world today joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting and preserving the cultural heritage along the Silk Route.

Delay Kindergarten? Some Research Says, Enroll Anyway

Academic redshirting, the practice of holding kids back a year before enrolling them in kindergarten, has been debated for years. A new article attempts to clear up some of the confusion for parents.

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