My grand plan for teaching my daughter about the Internet is a combination of this guide, keeping the computer in the open to use real experience to teach, and enough repeating stuff "over and over" to generate eyerolls.
America was founded, and has flourished, as a land of opportunity, a place where, by working hard and seizing opportunities, each generation can do better than the last. But now, this very American notion seems frayed.
Participation in sport and play programs has the potential to significantly contribute to child and youth development, prevent the spread of non-communicable and communicable diseases and strengthen communities.
Dr. Lawrence H.Summers, former President of Harvard, gave a brilliant keynote address at the New York Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference in which he talked about how technology will change education.
Regardless of how one feels about its mission, China's ability to align the myriad aspects of its society around such a clearly defined goal is a major contributor to its current position as an ascendant power.
'Virtual classes' qualify as blended learning, because most of those kids are enrolled in traditional high schools. That's a growth industry: Just a few years ago only eight states allowed virtual courses or schools; today, nearly 40 states allow it.
While nonreligious student groups have a history of reaching out to religious groups for discussions and debates, the amount of cooperation in the last few years has increased drastically and broadened in scope.
Imagine for a moment that you are the father of a 13-year old girl with autism, living in Nepal. You approach public and private schools alike and are repeatedly told that the school can't handle your child.
Business educators are stepping up to the plate to bring the so-called "soft stuff" -- like values, ethical considerations and long term environmental impacts -- right smack into the B-school classroom.
Evidence supporting the so-called epidemic of bullying is scarce. As with many other social and medical phenomena, it is unclear whether the behavior has increased or the reporting of the behavior has increased.