Intelligence is a fixed characteristic over time that depends mainly on genetics.

I think this is false. Intelligence is something that varies over time and is highly dependent on the learning-directed interactions that a person participates in a social context. Error [...]

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‘Bystander intervention’ is one of the keys to successful anti-bullying programs.

Not all interventions are effective against bullying. Among the keys to successful interventions is the so-called “bystander intervention” that tries to activate the students who witness bullying to stop [...]

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Learning depends on the different ‘learning styles’ displayed by students

In this link we can read: “Learning styles have more influence on learning than we realize because they represent the internal experiences we have or the way we remember [...]

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Some forms of family engagement in school improves student academic results

Some teachers are reluctant to work side by side with families when considering their participation in the classroom. The science-proven benefits need to be shown to advance the promotion [...]

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Expulsions and suspensions for bullies are bad strategy against bullying

Zero Tolerance Policies are mainly suspensions and expulsions, so if we search information about these policies… Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? An Evidentiary Review and Recommendations [...]

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The punishment is not educational, it is adult insecurity.

  I am in favor of a positive discipline in which the adult teaches the child prosocial behaviors and the knowledge of emotions. However, when there is violent behavior [...]

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Violent video games promote violence in children

I find different opinions on the internet about the effects of violent video games in childhood. Some say that violent video games it increases violence and others that it [...]

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Desegregation by controlling enrollment is the best option to improve the education of immigrants and Roma segregated in ghettoized schools.

Context: In the Basque Country (North of Spain) there has recently been a popular legislative initiative to avoid the segregation of students with low socioeconomic status that is ghettoized [...]

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Students benefit from grade repetition

Many teachers and parents think that repetition is a good measure for those students who have not reached the objectives of the course. They say that they are students [...]

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