Though the fall semester is just beginning, my mind is already focused on midterms and final exams. More specifically, I am reflecting on past students’ fears and frustrations about tests. 452 more words
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ABSTRACT: A group of second year students in a university of technology was asked to provide their perceptions of the main factors that contribute to their academic success and or failure. 161 more words
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Finland has consistently scored among the highest nations in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a standardized test given every three years by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that measures student achievement across the globe.
As long as school has existed, students have wanted to spend less time there. But for the first time, a study in the US has shown that giving primary school kids a three-day weekend doesn’t appear to have a negative impact on academic performance – in fact, the results suggest it can even boost some test scores. 553 more words
A study published in Population and Environment lends support to a link between exposure to air pollution and academic performance in children.
Researchers studied children attending the fourth and fifth grades in El Paso, Texas. 170 more words
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The performance of children in England in tests at the end of primary school has edged upwards, the government has announced. More pupils than ever have achieved the literacy and maths scores needed for secondary school, according to figures from the Department for Education.