Two years after Nelson Mandela’s death, the challenge remains to use education to change South Africa and the rest of the world.
Kids might think music lessons are a waste of time. But musical training has been shown to improve literacy, memory, learning and verbal intelligence.
Children shouldn’t sit at desks all day. They need to stand, walk, and move around — just like we should do at work.
Most universities in the United States could not open their doors without cheap adjunct labor. But where do those adjuncts go when the system breaks them?
Despite macho career advice, it’s time for scientists – and everyone else – to understand that the point is to work smarter, not longer and to strive for a realistic and livable work/life balance.
A recent study concluded that children who watched Sesame Street in the 1970s fared better in school. Why?
Rather than having teachers instruct students on solution methods, many students prefer to work out solutions by themselves or by working with other students.
For many borrowers — particularly those with advanced degrees — a high debt is far from a crisis.
Minecraft is not just the world’s most successful PC game – teachers are now using it in the classroom to get kids excited about learning.
What should schools do about radicalisation? From July 1, schools in the UK have a legal duty to prevent pupils being radicalised.
No one deserves a lifetime of debt.
Be the best you can be. That’s an admirable goal!
The most important thing we can learn is how to keep learning.
If our assumption is that education is supposed to benefit children, then Scott Walker is wrong. But maybe he’s working under different assumptions.
Recent cases of tweets by a Boston University professor about racism and others have raised questions about what might be the limits to academic freedom.
To graduate or not to graduate? It’s a treacherous dichotomy based on a false premise.
We need to start teaching maths and science as early as possible to get the most benefit.