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.
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.