There’s no standardized test for problem-solving, critical thinking or perseverance, so teachers don’t get to teach those things anymore.
University should be a place of light, liberty and learning.
Is K-12 education just a habit we’ve been in for so long that we do it with no real purpose in mind? Of course not. Symantha O’Byrne explains.
Embed from Getty Images—I am able to communicate with you right now because of one of the oldest and greatest inventions of humanity: Writing.Prior to writing, humans had to keep their histories alive through spoken stories, which are malleable and unreliable. We had to learn how to do things directly, as apprentices to mentors; if…
We’re told males in academics are in crisis, from grade school disengagement to less collegiate matriculation. What is needed to save male education?
When we are brought up to believe in our self-worth and have the initiative and comprehension to act upon it, we hold the ability to transform lives.
Students in high school now will be eligible to vote during the 2020 election cycle. How can we prepare them to become informed citizens in an era of misinformation, where anyone can publish anything?
Millennials report the highest stress levels of any generation before them. Here are some ways to combat stress and anxiety.
Those with privileged lenses prove complicit on this love boat of institutional hypocrisy.
If we can reduce bullying in schools, we may be able to reduce suicide rates in school-aged children.
Schools that have supportive strategies in place can offer buffers. They can promote positive outcomes — for pupils and teachers.
These proud black millennials have discovered how to celebrate their excellence by infusing pride and culture into their academic achievements.
Introducing STEM concepts at a young age increases the chance that children will continue to be interested in these subjects throughout their lives.
Gamification in schools teaches children that they should expect their every move to be watched, rated, and possibly shared publicly.
Making student discipline positive is a good but single step for a complex problem
Reading and writing don’t have to be so hard.