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Report: States that learning improves in countries that have invested in bilingual programs
Report: States that learning improves in countries that have invested in bilingual programs
A new policy paper by the United Nations has recommended the use of the mother tongue during teaching for at least six years of early learning. The report says that teaching a language "other than one's own language," negatively impacts a child's learn...
Brainy black and Hispanic students might benefit most from 'honors' classrooms
Brainy black and Hispanic students might benefit most from 'honors' classrooms
Tracking, the practice of putting a small group of higher achieving students into separate advanced or honors classes, isn't popular with progressive educators. Previous research has pointed out that it exacerbates inequality in our schools because hig...
Robots help Valley students learn English
Robots help Valley students learn English
A teacher has come up with an innovative way of teaching her students math, science and English all at the same time. Thelma Whaling has been teaching fourth grade at Evergreen Elementary for seven years. A couple of years ago, she started teaching Eng...
Pattern learning key to children's language development
Pattern learning key to children's language development
A new study reveals children's language development is a learnt skill and is intricately linked to their ability to recognize patterns in their environment. Conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney and Australian National University, the ...