Starting with this new proposal from HGSE, colleges are finally stepping up and saying that it is quality -- not quantity -- that matters. If your child can put their full efforts and commitment in any or all of the fields they are interested in versus just one, good for them
While this past weekend found TFA celebrating what they call 25 years of success, the event marked another chapter in TFA's "movement" to displace teachers, deprofessionalize teaching, and privatize education.
We have come to believe that there is only one way for students to learn - come to school, sit at a desk, be taught by a teacher, and be tested. We've operated schools as if they were industrial factories, with teaching and learning practices that mimic assembly-line and batch-processing manufacturing.
These are questions I try to keep at the forefront when planning curriculum. The execution of them has taken varied forms, depending on available time, supports and student interests.
Educational technology can change the way that university students learn. But ultimately, machines can't replace teachers. Unless, that is, teachers are just selecting and packaging content with a view to "getting through the syllabus."
The form sent home should say who will be attending. Call if you want to know for sure. You really need to know who will be there so you can be ready for possible confrontations or situations that might arise. Knowing that the special education director for the school district is coming really changes how you prepare.
LONDON -- Humanity is everybody's business, and an education is everybody's right. So it shouldn't fall only to governments and international agencies to provide aid during a crisis. Inside the humanitarian tent we need charities, philanthropists, businesses and social enterprises all working together.
Last week's Curios covered the cost of a Super Bowl ad, what happens to all of the food that gets confiscated at airports, and why swearing might be good for you.
Real education, the kind for which students shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars to universities, isn't available online yet. Startups have understandably prioritized the foundation before the skylights. But the crazy thing is we're not that far off.