How schools can reduce excessive discipline of Black students

Anne Gregory remembers the child’s fondness for the Dewey decimal system. He would write down a combination of numbers and letters on a scrap of paper and hunt down the desired book in the library. Details were his thing. He once wrote several pages outlining the sequence of moves needed to beat a video game, […]

New curriculum improves students’ understanding of electric circuits in schools

FRANKFURT / TÜBINGEN. Life without electricity is something that is no longer imaginable. Whether it be a smartphone, hair-dryer or a ceiling lamp – the technical accomplishments we hold dear all require electricity. Although every child at school learns that electricity can only flow in a closed electric circuit, what is actually the difference between […]

What are schools doing to feed students during COVID-19-related closures?

AUDIO: A nationwide assessment of child nutrition administrative agencies’ initial responses to meal service provision during COVID-19 pandemic-related school closures, published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior view more  Credit: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Philadelphia, December 8, 2020 – As schools across the United States are grappling with remote and hybrid learning […]

COVID-19 in Victorian schools and childcare mainly driven by community transmission

News at a Glance: Analysis of Victorian data by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute suggests that COVID-19 cases in schools and childcare were mainly driven by community transmission 373 students possibly acquired COVID-19 via a school or early childhood education centre The COVID-19 in Victorian Schools Report recommends prioritising opening schools and childcare for […]