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Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps

A new report integrates research from many scientific disciplines to provide an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational” apps. ... More>

Teachers More Likely to Label Black Students as Troublemakers

Two experimental studies show that teachers are likely to interpret students' misbehavior differently depending on the student’s race. ... More>

The Discipline Gap: Race in the Classroom

I came of age in a Jersey shore community with high racial tension. A major road divided the town, and separated black homes from white homes. But we all met […]... More>

Help Children Form Good Study Habits

Teens’ Science Interest Linked With Knowledge, but Only in Wealthier Nations

Data from an international sample of 15-year-olds indicates that individual science achievement may be influenced as much by broad national-level resources as it is by personal interest and motivation. ... More>