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Women in science are not using positive words to describe their work

According to a study published this week in the journal BMJ, women in science are less likely to describe their research as “excellent”. 

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Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Emotionally intelligent students get better grades and higher test scores, study says.

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How to recruit more women to your business?

Even though many leaders are interested in being gender diverse, there are some things they are missing out on recruiting women. Here are five of them. 

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Arukay, what is it and why is it important?

This STEM teaching system made Ana Victoria Ricaurte, head of Arukay, the most dynamic and innovative entrepreneur in the region.

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How did Latin America do in the Pisa tests?

The OECD applies this test every three years to measure reading, science and math skills. Here we tell you how Latin America did.

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Want to achieve your goals? Create these 5 habits

We are getting closer to 2020 and many of you are probably creating your new year's eve resolutions. Here are some habits that will help you achieve them.

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Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential

The 'logics of major choice' is different for women and men.

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Young children can learn math skills from intelligent virtual characters

The study examined the children's math learning from a game featuring a prototype of an intelligent character based on Dora the Explorer.

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Want more women & minorities in STEM?

Community college program related to social oppression experiences proved effective at strengthening entrepreneurial and STEM skills of the underrepresented students.

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day: how are we doing?

Even though things seem really great for women trying to own a business, there are still some things that need to be done.


Inspiring the world and the space: she is an astronaut

An alliance between the She is Foundation and the NASA Space Center will allow you to visit the center of scientific learning in Houston

Quitting Facebook could boost exam results

In research that validates what many parents and educators suspect, students whose grades are below average could boost their results if they devoted less time to Facebook


EduSense: Like a FitBit for your teaching skills

A new system offers a comprehensive real-time sensing system that is inexpensive and scalable to create a continuous feedback loop for the instructor.

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How will your thinking and memory change with age?

A study found that short-age scores, education level, and socioeconomic status are predictors of thinking and memory performance at age 70.

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Should preschool writing be more communication and less ABCs?

"Few teachers in this study think about writing as communication," said Hope Gerde, associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, winner of the 2019 Berggruen Prize

She was chosen from a pool of more than 500 nominees.

Talk, Tell & Post: the bilingual education revolution

Everything you need to know about the innovative, transformative and inclusive program of teacher training and student learning through storytelling .

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Rethinking the role of technology in the classroom

Even though technology gives a whole world of new experiences, it is not the only thing important when teaching young students.

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Read to kids in Spanish; it'll help their English

Having strong early reading skills in native Spanish will help your kids to develop their English reading skills when they grow up.

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To learn English, bilingual children need robust vocabulary from parents and caregivers

Vocabulary size is the most reliably observed difference between native speakers and even quite proficient non-native speakers.