Education Of Children
And should the government fund them?
Why? Because it changes family involvement in children’s educational activities
One of poverty's major causes is being raised outside of an intact family.
Some people are genetically better equipped to handle stress, but others can learn through less serious forms of competition.
These are the parents who worry me the most -- parents who won't let their child learn, writes a teacher.
We’ve been a bit sceptical about the self-esteem movement on this site in the past but now it seems we are in respectable company.
A leading British headmistress is worried that it is not just today's schoolchildren who lack values and good standards of behaviour but also their parents.
Teachers and administrators are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students — from kindergartners to 12th graders — about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans in history classes.
While many institutions can play a part in providing this education, the family is the best place to start economics education.
An old classroom game designed to raise alertness is enjoying new popularity among educators as a way to foster and measure self control in children.
A bill that would require textbooks for California public schools to include the historical contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people passed the state Assembly.
Once upon a time, all you had to do in order to enrol in school was be 6 years old and toilet-trained. How times have changed. Now they want to know how you were born, and why it happened like that...
I’ve taught cursive handwriting to all my children, starting in the second grade, but not all of them continued to use it when they grew older.
Stories of parents who do battle with schools or educational bureaucracies are nothing new, but this one from the New York Post seems a little out of the ordinary.
An article about Making Kids Work on Goals in the Wall Street Journal suggests that schools (and parents?) are just beginning to realise the importance of setting not just big goals, but realistic, incremental goals.