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How My Gap Year Saved Me From The Wrong Career

Jaime van der Peijl | Posted 06.28.2016 | College
Jaime van der Peijl

I really believe there's never been a better time to take a gap year. My generation will spend more years of their life working than perhaps any other in history. So we better spend our lives doing something we enjoy.

How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy

Re-Give | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
Re-Give

UNDISCOVERED How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy Social Actions engender beneficial outcomes for society and the environment, from ...

4 Tips To Help You Sleep Your Way To The Top In College

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Far too many college students believe that the only way to balance academics, extracurriculars and a social life is to cut sleep out of the equation a...

Student Loan Debt: Is College Tuition Worth the Cost?

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2016 | College
GOBankingRates

By Charlene Oldham, Contributor As many 2016 high school graduates prepare for college, many students are wondering if they should go to college at ...

Teachers Create Our Future

Marc Joseph | Posted 06.06.2016 | Education
Marc Joseph

All of us have bragged about the great teachers we have had who have helped us along in life, but not every teacher is wonderful. Some teachers just d...

We Have a Lot of Work to Do: Supporting Transgender Students

Kikanza Nuri-Robins | Posted 06.02.2016 | Black Voices
Kikanza Nuri-Robins

As adults, the challenge may be in a public bathroom. For children, the challenge is to be heard by their parents and then accepted and supported in their schools. We have a lot of work to do.

Science Talent Search Is a Bellwether for Future of Science

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Just this week, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company, became the next sponsor to carry on the Science Talent Search. They increased the financial commitment to $100 million dollars and committed to fund it through the next decade.

Developing Emotional Resiliency for Educators

Rumeet Billan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Education
Rumeet Billan

The most influential relationship an educator has is with their students. Educators shape a student's experience through the day-to-day exchange in a...

College Students Speak Out About Their Sleep Struggles

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 05.31.2016 | College

The #SleepRevolution College Tour - which reached over 300 college campuses this spring - encouraged students to prioritize sleep and wellness over fa...

The Sleep Revolution Ignites At Penn

Josh Kahn | Posted 05.31.2016 | College
Josh Kahn

And with emptied out sleep kits and some overheard side-conversations about peoples' plans to use the gear and close their eyes at eleven instead of midnight, the Sleep Revolution at Penn really begins.

Pedagogies of Gratitude

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

I am finally sitting in the foundation of my being. An artist-academic-activist, a Black woman who speaks her mind, I have been through hell and back and managed to individuate within an historically white institution.

8 Former Students Thank The Teachers Who Changed Their Lives

Posted 06.09.2016 | Education

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen, can change the world,” said the youngest-ever Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai. In recognition of the...

7 Initiatives By Students and Teachers That Are Making Waves Outside The Classroom

Posted 05.24.2016 | Education

Some 6 million students attend California’s 10,000-plus public schools -- the largest state school system in the country. Across districts large and...

20 Months Later -- International Support for Mexico's 43 Disappeared Students

Daniella Burgi-Palomino | Posted 05.25.2016 | World
Daniella Burgi-Palomino

The U.S congressional briefing to be held on May 25th with the Group of Experts tasked with accompanying the case of the 43 disappeared Mexican students could not come at a more crucial time.

The Surprising Challenge of Teaching Ethics in US Schools

Quora | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Quora

Do schools in the US put enough emphasis on teaching students how to be moral, ethical people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing ne...

Layups for Life Skills: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from across the globe who have projects that are leading movements of change. In ...

The Impact of MOOCs Over the Next Twenty Years

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | Education
Quora

Are MOOCs the future of education in 20 years or an intermediate thing? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

From Kuwait to West Hollywood

Sushant Naidu | Posted 12.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Sushant Naidu

I know about the history and political plight of LGBT people around the world but in that moment all I can feel is empathy and heartbreak for our journey. I have known that decriminalizing homosexuality and legalizing gay marriage can't really end LGBT-phobia.

Is Testing Creating a Toxic Culture in Schools?

Ossa Fisher | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Ossa Fisher

Sometimes I wonder if the standardized testing we do in many of our schools today does just that: judges fish on their climbing ability. Many assessments evaluate unnecessary academic skills that have no basis in determining if a child is ready to move on to the next level of learning.

Teachers Nurture Democracy

Martin J. Blank | Posted 05.16.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Paul Kelley has been teaching mathematics at Anoka High School in Anoka, Minnesota. My wife Helen and I were lucky to meet Paul when we were all invi...

UC Berkeley Wins #SleepRevolution Tour's Biggest Prize: A MetroNaps EnergyPod

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 05.17.2016 | College

The #SleepRevolution College Tour wrapped on Friday, after a whirlwind month of bringing sleep and wellness to college campuses across the country. Bu...

Tufts Bomb Scare Threatens Campus, Finals (part 1)

Daniel Nelson | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
Daniel Nelson

An unidentified individual had torched a car parked next the campus Health Services building. Authorities responded to the blaze and quickly put out the wreck. Then, they found a note taped to a nearby door. It was a bomb threat. This was going to be no ordinary Monday.

What Did You Learn About Teaching, Your Students, and Yourself?

Alan Singer | Posted 05.12.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

This Sunday is graduation day at Hofstra University. Graduation days are times to celebrate and think about the things you have learned. In this post ...

Enhancing Student Academic Progress Through Interdisciplinary Environmental Education

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 05.11.2016 | Education
Nichlas Emmons

Making the environment part of our education system will be no simple task, but it is very important. We need to create a more informed American population about real environmental problems.

Application Essays -- the Important First Introduction!

Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, | Posted 05.10.2016 | Education
Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff,

A good application essay should be concise, personal and memorable. The following tips will ensure that you will compose a great essay.