Elaborate globe may have been teaching toy

A mysterious 100-year-old Spanish globe appears to be an interactive teaching aid - 'perhaps the Wikipedia of its day', say researchers.

Teaching software spots bored or bewildered pupils

New teaching software responds to pupils' emotional states and is so effective it out-performs novice human teachers.

High school biology teachers refuse to teach evolution

High school biology teachers need more training to, um, help them understand and thus believe in basic tenets of biology.