From language acquisition to problem solving to social skills, questions of how we learn are central to understanding human development. Formal education has its share of critics—can psychology lead the way to true reform?
What should the goals of gifted education be?
Do we need a new science of creativity education?
Motivation, procrastination, and Yeats.
Beyond the landmark "No Child Left Inside" act.
How thousands of impoverished children in India became computer literate.
A school where kids can play all day—with good results.
Standardized testing makes homeschooling look like heaven.
A letter from Lincoln
Is this why Americans neglect gifted children?
To understand schools we must view them in historical perspective.
If the goals are dubious, who cares about the methods?
We're getting dumber.
American education is declining as Americans disdain rationality.
Here are four maverick minds who defied learning disabilities.
Managing parental disagreement is more important with an adolescent.
Our educational system lets down students falling behind—and striding ahead.
Three creative geniuses explain why they hated formal education.
Managing problematic student behaviors in the age of guns on campus
Can you count on a diploma to pay for itself?
Universities hope to prevent depression by engaging students.
There are advantages to delaying a college education after high school.
The undergrad life is a blast, but it may lead you to forget everything you learn.
And what to do about it.
Find out if pursuing a Ph.D. is in your best interest.
Lack of academic preparation causes flunking out, but also psychological factors
It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.