“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.
Kids’ lives are being altered and derailed because people often misinterpret research.
Could it be: A) Because science! B) Due to unexplainable circumstances C) By the power of GreySkull D) Another way to mess with students’ heads. Please shade your answer in completely and do not mark outside of the shading area.
Is your student bewildered by college options? Or does it all boil down to this?
A new study has suggested the answer is one hour a day. But that might not be right for everyone.
The Australian curriculum is completely silent on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersexed (LGBTQI) students and discusses sexuality only in terms of the biological.
Schools and school systems must provide the space necessary for educators to take care of themselves – or risk losing them.