Easing Transitions with Looping

Schools are easing transitions with looping, the practice of keeping classes of kids together for two years, with the same teacher. At York City schools’ Davis K-8, third and fourth graders in looping classrooms have a modified version of the program, as they...

Higher Autism Risk Affects Younger Siblings

A recent study has found that higher autism risk affects younger siblings, who are over a dozen times more likely than other children to have the disorder. The risk of autism is not tied to a race or ethnicity, or whether children are born at term, early, or late....

Eighth Grade Version of TED Talks

An eighth grade version of TED talks is becoming a great motivator for students completing the persuasive speaking requirement at their middle school. At Cooperative Middle School, the student created verson of TED talks is known as ED talks. “We didn’t have to do a...