How students learn from their mistakes

Researchers at University of Southern California find that students who are focused on monitoring their own learning process, rather than on getting right answers, learn better over time.

Childhood connection to nature has many benefits but is not universally positive

A review finds a connection to nature is complex, as well as positive emotions, it can generate negative emotions linked to issues like climate change

Social networks can support academic success

Being friends with those who get good grades has a positive impact on students’ academic performance, HSE University researchers learn.

To improve students’ mental health, teach them to breathe

Resiliency training programs could be a valuable tool for addressing the mental health crisis.

Jobs for the boys: How children give voice to gender-stereotyped job roles

Children, and especially boys, show stronger stereotyping about masculine and feminine jobs than previously suspected.

Children who have difficult relationships with their mothers are clingy towards teachers

USA based researchers found that these children are prone to being anxious, withdrawn, and overly shy.

STEM students learn as well online as in classrooms

 Students learned just as much in online STEM college courses as they did in traditional.

Connectedness to nature makes children happier

This connection causes children to display more sustainable behaviours, which in turn gives them greater levels of happiness

Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children,.

Teacher race and gender bias: Perceptions of students’ approach to learning affects grades

Researchers in the USA look at how racial bias can impact on teaching.