elementary school

That time our reporter’s classmate became possessed by a dead child at school

Kokkuri-san is a Japanese ouija board that shouldn’t be messed with.

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Survey finds obesity rates fell, but eyesight worsened among Japanese schoolchildren

Don’t take P.E. for granted ever again, kids.

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Blackboards in the west, hallways in the north: Japanese school layouts spark discussion online

Are all Japanese schools designed the same way???

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Japanese company offers service that converts your child’s school bag into useful accessories

Six years of memories shouldn’t just be tossed away!

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Japanese first grader wins math contest by quantifying “which hiragana are the hardest to write”

The search for the objectively hardest hiragana.

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Japanese elementary school teacher under fire after selling students’ personal info online

“I want to know how much they offered him.”

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Japanese elementary school student teaches us how to solve a difficult maths problem

A lesson in multiplication opens our eyes to a new way of thinking. 

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Japanese elementary teacher gives awful excuse for leaving his smartphone in girls changing room

“Oh, okay. No problem. If that’s why you did it, no big deal!”

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What event did you hate most in elementary school? Survey asks Japanese adults

Those less sportingly inclined had a hard time.

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Osaka’s new remote-learning policy leaves teachers strained and forces students to go to school

Logistical mishaps and contradicting guidelines hinder what could be one of the best ways to lower COVID-19 community transmission.

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Osaka elementary school becomes first in Japan to have a police box established on campus

Will this police box be an outlier or set a new precedent for community policing?

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Teacher disciplined for drinking alcohol during class in Japan

Students driving you to drink is no excuse to open a cold one in the classroom.

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Japanese school lunch noodles fried so hard that children and teachers chip teeth, go to hospital

Underneath those vegetables lies a mass of crunchy nightmares.

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Gorilla with a randoseru backpack and elementary school student cap is Japan’s newest WTF gacha

There’s a lot to unpack in this new six-piece collection.

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Elementary school students create a spooktacular event at school in lieu of canceled school trip

Students take matters into their own hands by designing an unparalleled haunted house replacement.

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Japanese elementary teacher busted for hiding students’ shoes, writing “die” on their belongings

His motive is probably not what you think.

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Survey says more sixth graders in Japan aspire to work in medicine this year than last year

Perhaps thanks to the coronavirus, many kids might have a newfound respect for doctors and nurses.

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Shibuya gives each public elementary and junior high student a Surface Go 2 tablet for school

Modernization is on its way to Tokyo schools!

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“Beauty dictionary” for Japanese elementary girls advises braindead phrases for boys to like them

Because the key to being liked is scrubbing away your personality.

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Tired of wasting paper practicing your kanji? Try these reusable water-activated practice sheets

Just water and a brush is all you need to practice Japanese calligraphy with these high-tech school supplies!

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