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

  IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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Some forms of family engagement in school improves student academic results

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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Expulsions and suspensions for bullies are bad strategy against bullying

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES: Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? An Evidentiary Review and Recommendations. https://doi.org/10.1037/0003-066x.63.9.852 Beyond the Breakfast Club: Variability in the Effects of Suspensions by School Context [...]

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The punishment is not educational, it is adult insecurity.

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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Violent video games promote violence in children

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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Students benefit from grade repetition

IMAGE: COMMENT: 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 [...]

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