The Washington Post

Many people think that authentic learning happens when children explore on their own. A cognitive scientist questions the premise.

It seems too simple to take seriously, but it isn't.

A study shows that college students give top markets not to the best teachers of content but the teachers with the most charm.

An interesting study shows kids learn better when they hear new information through narrative.

An education school dean writes: 'Our schools are no longer designed to produce educated citizens but rather places to produce test results.'

Here's a book excerpt from veteran educator Larry Ferlazzo's new book on how to get students to warn to learn.

Carl Wieman is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, and a professor who prided himself on his brilliant lectures. There was just one problem with Wieman’s teaching style: his students weren’t learning much. Here's what he did to change the dynamic.