Mindshift

When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.

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Author: Ki Sung
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:24 am
In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.

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Author: Ki Sung
Posted: March 22, 2017, 1:29 pm
Conflict in school is bound to arise among kids. Some tools can help kids become better at making arguments and hearing one another out or just take guided breaths to calm down.

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Author: MindShift
Posted: March 21, 2017, 6:48 am
Teaching isn't always about knowing the best strategies. Sometimes it's more about when to use which strategy with an eye to any unintended consequences.

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Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: March 20, 2017, 4:12 am
Richard Kahlenberg of The Century Foundation argues that it's time to take a closer look at integration.

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Author: Anya Kamenetz
Posted: March 16, 2017, 1:41 pm
Strategies developed at a school that specializes in learning differences may be helpful to all schools in order to help the variety of learners everywhere.

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Author: Deborah Farmer Kris
Posted: March 15, 2017, 4:56 pm
Could Teacher Academies in high school be a way to build a pipeline of passionate, diverse future teachers?

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Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: March 13, 2017, 7:01 am
Maker spaces are helping students in rural communities apply technology in a way that's relevant to their local needs.

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Author: Leah Shaffer
Posted: March 8, 2017, 2:59 pm
TED-Ed has produced some fun riddle videos that could be great ways to pique kids' interest in more complicated topics like loops, graph theory, and multiple variable equations.

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Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: March 7, 2017, 5:45 pm
Sometimes the obstacle to change in schools isn't teacher motivation or a guiding vision, it's the habitual behaviors that are hard to break and reinforce the status quo.

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Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: March 6, 2017, 8:28 am
In a study, automated text messages to parents reduced absences and the number of F's earned by high school students.

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Author: Ki Sung
Posted: March 3, 2017, 2:14 pm
Teens who who are able to identify and manage emotions may be better equipped to navigate life situations.

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Author: Deborah Farmer Kris
Posted: February 28, 2017, 1:36 pm
Teens should be included in efforts to mitigate their online risks, researchers say, but apps focus more on parents controlling access by monitoring and blocking sites.

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Author: Ki Sung
Posted: February 27, 2017, 8:32 pm
Lessons learned from over 10 years of sustaining a school model that goes against the grain of traditional education.

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Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: February 27, 2017, 7:05 am
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