Latest Education News

Gifted Children Do Better When Grouped By Ability - iTech Post


iTech Post

Gifted Children Do Better When Grouped By Ability
iTech Post
Acceleration has been seen as an effective way of meeting the needs of a gifted child, though the system has not been widely used. This has been observed by Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, the study's co-author and director of the Center for Talent ...

The 4 Styles Of Learning: Find Out Which One Works For You ... - University Herald


University Herald

The 4 Styles Of Learning: Find Out Which One Works For You ...
University Herald
Each person has his own learning style, find out which one works best for you.

and more »

Highly gifted children benefit from explanation as much as their peers - Phys.Org


Highly gifted children benefit from explanation as much as their peers
Phys.Org
We often assume that highly gifted children always perform at maximum capacity. Psychologist Bart Vogelaar discovered that this group too benefits from training and explanation. Strangely enough, the benefits are the same for both groups. PhD defence ...

Brain Rules: The problem with learning styles - UTDailyBeacon.com


UTDailyBeacon.com

Brain Rules: The problem with learning styles
UTDailyBeacon.com
The proper research design would include “categorizing” participants into these styles, then randomly assign them to a style specific teacher for a test and then have each group take the same test. If the research supported the existence of learning ...

Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies? - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies?
U.S. News & World Report
The goal of personalized learning is to tailor lessons for individual students to help them master content on their own schedule, whether it's faster or slower than their same-age peers. At its most extreme, personalized learning can also unfetter kids ...

and more »

10 Things I've Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling - GeekDad (blog)


GeekDad (blog)

10 Things I've Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling
GeekDad (blog)
Just when you think you have your kid's learning style nailed, or know in what kind of structure they thrive, you might get to enjoy it for a short while, but then, bam! The rules all change. Children are constantly growing: physically, mentally, and ...

Is homework a good idea or not? - CBBC Newsround - BBC News


BBC News

Is homework a good idea or not? - CBBC Newsround
BBC News
Currently, most primary schools in the UK set homework for their students. But is this a good thing or not?

and more »

With Personalized Learning, Every Student Can Succeed - Samsung Business Insights (blog)


With Personalized Learning, Every Student Can Succeed
Samsung Business Insights (blog)
They can provide rich, real-time data to teachers to support positive and meaningful assessment of students to discover what should come next in individual learning journeys, and where pupils need more development as part of competency-based education.

Teachers should not assign homework during winter break - ChicagoNow (blog)


Teachers should not assign homework during winter break
ChicagoNow (blog)
Last week, a DNAInfoChicago article highlighted that some top high schools in the Chicago Public Schools established a “no homework” policy during winter and spring break. I agree. All schools should adopt this policy. There is misconception that ...

The most-used math curriculum in the US - Newsday


Newsday
 
 
The most-used math curriculum in the US
Newsday
Eureka Math, the Common Core-aligned curriculum developed by the New York State Education Department, is the most-used math curriculum in the United States, according to national survey results. A survey of 1,168 teachers from across the country ...
 

Pages