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And, for that matter, how do kindergarten teachers decide which students are smart?
That's what South Africa did.
A five-year study of the BioEYES program found that students get excited about science when they get to work hands-on with growing zebra fish.
The Dance Your Ph.D. contest asks students to create a dance explaining their research. This year's winner had some major boogeying and a cow heart valve doing the worm.
A new study pitted touch-typists against people using a hunt-and-peck style. Guess what they found.
Talk about minimal input for maximum result. An Arizona State University study found that encouragement from a female role model could keep some girls from dropping out of STEM classes.
Researchers are figuring out cool ways to spur conversation between kids and caregivers. And all that talk can really help kids' language development.
Students might be shocked to learn how little most of their professors are paid or that others have to raise funds for their own salaries.
Students in the U.S. haven't been as quick to adopt the post-high-school gap year as their international counterparts. While that time off isn't ideal for everyone, it has some very real advantages.
For the past 40 years, U.S. neighborhoods have become increasingly segregated by income. Are school districts and mobile wealthy parents balkanizing our country?
If you've already tapped out Mom, Dad and the bank for college money, why not try complete strangers? It's worked for some folks.
Some single-gender colleges have changed their admissions policies to allow trans students while others are still deciding. HowStuffWorks Now looks at what the law says.
New research shows kids learn science best when we show them the failures and personal struggles that led to the astronomical successes.
A solid education should include computer science and tech literacy. Kids who code develop skills for a digital economy, and also attitudes needed to succeed elsewhere.
From American Girl dolls to animal pelts to car repair tools, you may be surprised at the free stuff you can borrow from the library
Move over, Zuckerberg: A new study shows that children may just have adults beat when it comes to creativity and innovation in the tech sector.
Whether it's tag, jumping rope or playing with dolls, kids in every part of the world, and in every generation, play. Philosophers and psychologists say they do it for more reasons than just having fun. But the future of play may be in jeopardy.
TED talks are so popular, they've been spoofed in commercials, with speakers sporting wireless headphones against a black background. At 18 minutes each, how did these talks go viral?
Students have been taught via long distance for centuries, long before the birth of personal computers. Here's where the first distance learning courses began.
Seems like everybody in the world is signed up for a MOOC (massive open online course). But how many students actually finish their courses?
Seems like lending out ebooks should be a relatively simple matter for most libraries. But often, it's not. What are the challenges ebooks pose for libraries?
When it comes to finding an online school, the choices seem almost limitless. But how can you determine if the school is highly regarded?
Congratulations! You just graduated with an online degree. But will a degree earned online benefit you in the job market? Was all your hard work worth it?
Massive open online courses are the hot, new way to educate the masses. Will MOOCs make college obsolete?
All the studying in the world may not be worth it career-wise. Learn if potential employers take online degrees seriously.
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