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Three Rs

'A New '3 R's' for Back to School: Respect, Recognition, and Reciprocity

Kim Samuel | Posted 08.30.2016 | Impact
Kim Samuel

When it comes to our schools and students, there's a well-developed consensus that the traditional "3 R's" of reading, writing, and arithmetic serve as the basic skills and habits students need to succeed by purely academic standards. But what do they need to build successful, meaningful lives?

The Three Rs vs. the Three Cs -- or Is It the Five Cs?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

We all know the three Rs of Education are not cutting it anymore. It's not even a debate. The only question left to ponder is what to do about it.

A 21st Century Classroom Competition

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Susan Sawyers

This month, SLATE invites the public to rethink classroom design and submit ideas in a competition to build a better fifth-grad classroom.

Google London Removes Employee Trash Cans To Promote Recycling

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Google's removal of employee trash cans is an ingenious idea. It costs nothing for a business to remove the item and direct employees to a centralized...