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Antidote to Terror: Teaching Empathy Through the Global Lives Project

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact
Esther Wojcicki

The media arts are a field that I see as having immense potential to shape a new generation of students around the world that are breaking down cultural boundaries and seeing in one another our common humanity. The Global Lives Project has emerged in the past few years as an ideal educational tool to do just this.

A Dad Finds a Teacher Among Recent Graduates

Mike Cassidy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents
Mike Cassidy

Some of the best advice my dad ever gave me was, "Be kind to your children, because some day they will be bigger than you." He explained that they would do things I had never done and things that I could never imagine for them.

Shocking Results Of High School Magazine's Student Poll (VIDEO)

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.10.2013 | Teen

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Verde Magazine -- a student-run publication at Palto Alto High School -- dedicated their entire April issu...

The Right Prompt

Lauren E. Wong | Posted 06.13.2012 | Teen
Lauren E. Wong

As we move through high school, we need to be introduced to more creative forms of writing because in the real world, people don't think or argue within the constraints of five paragraphs.

The Right Prompt

Lauren Wong | Posted 05.21.2012 | Teen
Lauren Wong

We are unprepared for a future where writing more often than not consists of quick reports and write-ups, persuasive pitches and creative presentations -- in other words, a world that does not require an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion.

'Linsanity' Hits Palo Alto High School!

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

WATCH: A Look Back At Jeremy Lin's High School Days

Posted 02.20.2012 | Home

Before he was the most-talked about and celebrated player on the New York Knicks -- and before "Linsanity" was a household term -- Jeremy Lin was a ki...

Students Raise Voices To Save Teachers, Get New Computers

Mercury News | Sharon Noguchi | Posted 08.01.2011 | Education

It's one of the ironies of public education: Students get steeped in lessons about democracy, but when it comes to running schools, they have no role,...