Pictures Help Students Understand Math

How can pictures help students understand math? It seems that there are some hurdles set up in math education like math anxiety, and the push to learn material quickly. Some math teachers already see how beautiful math can be. New York University neuroscientist Pascal...

The Homework Debate

Parents and teachers are both very interested in the homework debate. What should be given? How much and how often? Depending upon the teacher children many get daily homework assignments or nothing at all.  But according to some research presented by Annie Murphy...

The Importance Of Reading Aloud To Older Children

  “Research indicates that motivation, interest, and engagement are often enhanced when teachers read aloud to middle school students,” researchers Lettie Albright and Mary Ariail write in a study. Reading aloud to older students who can comfortably...

How To Use Technology Tools In The Classroom

Educators say technology has changed the way students learn and can take a toll on achievement, raising the importance of maintaining student engagement in the classroom as well as teaching young people how and when to use devices. Important research compiled on the...