WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Students gain when teachers focus on positive behavior.
So say British researchers who examined the impact of a program designed to train teachers to build strong social relationships with their students. They're encouraged to ignore minor bad behavior, and acknowledge good behavior.
SUNDAY, June 24, 2018 -- It's important for children to socialize during their summer holidays, a family medicine and psychiatry expert says.
"Kids deserve a break during the summer. They've worked hard during the school year and this is their time to relax, but they should continue interacting with their friends and meeting new people," said Dr. Jin Han. He's an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine's department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, in Houston.
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 -- College is a unique stage in a young person's development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork and the need to fit in can make this a very emotional time.
Tips from The Jed Foundation can help you help your child get through this transition.
TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 -- The effects of neighborhood violence can seep into schools and lead to lower grades, even among students who have no direct exposure to the violence, a new study reveals.
For the study, researchers analyzed data from students who attended Chicago public schools between 2002 and 2010. The researchers found that in schools where large numbers of students came from violent neighborhoods, classmates from safer neighborhoods scored as much as 10 percent lower on annual standardized math and reading tests.