Be the best you can be. That’s an admirable goal!
No one deserves a lifetime of debt.
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.
Black students get suspended or expelled at a rate three times greater than white students. The cost: they fall behind in school, and the cycle of poverty and failure is perpetuated.
“My heart believes in the profound and transformative power of education, but my mind tells me that everybody, especially you, will continue to lose with each decision that supports the status quo.”
There is lot on the minds of teens other than school, grades and friends. Research shows being asked “prying” questions could make a real difference to their mental health.
Sometimes life doesn’t work well within syllabus guidelines. Professor and writer Jocelyn Pihlaja learns an all-too-familiar lesson regarding late policies and the continuing student. — Her eyes filled with tears as I spoke. “Yup, you will lose twenty points on your essay if you submit it today. The policy is that you lose ten points for each day that […]
John Faithful Hamer shares 14 ways to be an anti-fragile teacher.
The South Korean education system focuses on hard work, but the side effects mean other countries might not want to replicate this.
Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.
Lots of kids have trouble remembering their times tables. Learning them by rote can mean a child knows the numbers but not what they mean.