Christian Bucks, a second-grader from York in America, came up with a heart-warming idea to ensure children in his schoolyard need never feel lonely again.
Just like personalities, people have different learning styles. By understanding how your child learns you can help them get the most out of their schooling.
For Australians growing up on a diet of American film and TV, seeing their parade of chic and shocking school outfits can only ever bristle. Here, uniform is king; over yonder it’s been a rarity since the 1960s.
While the wearing of school uniforms has a long history across Australia, we are only just starting to talk about the expectations around what girls wear to school.
Saxon Hansen has been unschooled for most of his 17 years, and in March will start a degree in engineering technology at Swinburne University.
There are some pretty admirable teachers and students out there, but we tend to hear more about the bad things that go on, rather than the good things. In honour of all those people who teach and learn, here are some of the best stories we've brought you in 2016, that shows the spirit alive in our schools.
A teacher has shared a clip of her fourth grade students rapping their way through long division - and just a warning: it's extremely catchy.
This summer holidays, instead of the more traditional cricket or tennis camps, thousands of kids as young as 6 or 7 will be holed up in front of computers at privately-run coding and robot camps.
I couldn't help thinking how all the kids in the room who didn't get an award were feeling. Hadn't they worked hard too?
While most parents welcome an assessment of their kids' performance at school, they do not expect their own input to be evaluated.
As a parent – or even teacher – you are likely to have been asked the question: “What’s the point of maths?”
And so begins the last two weeks of school: a peculiar time of year when the whole schooliverse flips on its head.
What maths and science skills would you expect a 10-year-old to have?