Author: Mind Shift

Report Offers Clearest Picture Yet Of Pandemic's Impact On Student Learning

The data at the heart of NWEA’s report come from what’s known to teachers and children


How Understanding Middle School Friendships Can Help Students

Humans also “vary in their tendency to introduce their friends to one another,” she reports. Just


Lucille Bridges, Mother Of Anti-Segregation Icon Ruby Bridges, Dies At 86

“Lucille insisted, seeing the action as an opportunity to help all Black children, and walked Ruby,


How Mindfulness During Class Can Help Students and Teachers

Mindfulness, an umbrella term for a range of practices, is about observing your emotions and state


'I Come Up Short Every Day': Couples Under Strain As Pandemic Upends Life At Home

“The traditional gender division of labor is very durable,” Cooper says. “Even the most egalitarian-thinking couples,


Tips for Cultivating Healthy School Friendships Online

To promote cross-group friendships, schools can offer affinity groups, interest-based clubs, speakers, facilitated lunches, read-alouds, game


What the Research Says About the Academic Power of Friendship

Gest, who is chair of human services at the Curry School of Education and Human Development,


A College Student Is Coming Home. Should The Whole Family Wear Masks?

“I want to make sure that I’m not bringing anything home to my parents, and I


Lessons From Europe, Where Cases Are Rising But Schools Are Open

The U.S. has taken a different approach. As new cases climb above 100,000 per day, there


What A Biden Presidency Could Mean For Education

But even within those districts, many or most students are staying home to avoid the virus.