29 Jul

Florida Teacher’s Essay Becomes Rallying Cry for Respect

snotes: well, I am not a teacher, just a parent that knows the importance of teachers beyond curricula and many other things.


FINLAND: Free School Meals

5 Mar

Finnish Free School Meals are a central part of the food culture

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Smart Teens :-)

28 Feb

Can you raise a teen today without a smartphone?

Tech Education…

7 Feb

Tech Companies Are Buying Their Own Education Research. That’s a Problem

Midwest’s Public Universities

22 Oct

The Decline of the Midwest’s Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its Most Vibrant Economies

And there could be far-reaching consequences for the national economy too.

“We’re in the early stages of the stratification of public research universities,” said Dan Reed, the vice president for research and economic development at the University of Iowa. “The good ones will remain competitive. The rest may decline.” Those include the major public universities established since the 1860s, when a federal grant set aside land for them in every state. “We spent 150-plus years building a public higher-education system that was the envy of the world,” said Reed, who got his graduate degrees at Purdue, in Indiana. “And we could in a decade do so much damage that it could take us 30 years to recover.”

Science Ignorance

24 Sep

Researchers Say They’ve Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It’s Not Ignorance

Psychologists ask: What makes some smart people so skeptical of science?

Elementary Homework…

1 Sep

Research Finds The Effects Of Homework On Elementary School Students, And The Results Are Surprising

The lost art of play…

13 Aug

…how overscheduling makes children anxious