For many kids, what they learn in high school isn’t preparing them for success in college or in their career. A new report delves into how our education system is letting them down. Work hard in school,
Jennifer Lannon lay, her feet propped in stirrups, on an examining table at Extend Fertility, an egg-freezing clinic in Midtown Manhattan. A screen at her right displayed the results of her ultrasound,
The CDC found spikes in cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia — again. We don’t talk much about chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis, in part because it can seem like they’re not big health issues But
Sadness is not a hindrance to experiencing positive emotions. In a Twitter account called So Sad Today, the American writer Melissa Broder has been sending out snippets of her daily inner life since 2012.
Pretty much everyone has been angry behind the wheel, but outbursts (on or off the road) may not be great for you. This is what road rage can do to your brain and body. It’s been a really great day, you
Emily Brown sees the fruits of Ontario’s school system every day. She’s a math professor at Sheridan College near Toronto. “My students have huge gaps in the fundamentals,” she told me. “I’m teaching calculus
The craze for the third-person shooter game has elements of Beatlemania, the opioid crisis, and eating Tide Pods. It was getting late in Tomato Town. The storm was closing in, and meteors pelted the ground.
The quality of teaching will suffer if we keep losing experienced educators who help younger teachers like me to develop our practice There is a teacher at my school who is adored by students and staff.
As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful
Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is? People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think
In much of the eastern and midwestern United States, it’s that time of year when it is so bitterly freezing that even a 30-degree day can feel like a balmy respite. Temperatures plummet into the single
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork. You pay a regular tithe to support the community. public,
(CNN) — Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on her phone during class. As a mother, this was concerning. But I was not surprised.
SAN FRANCISCO — We all know the drill. For the last decade, smartphones have gotten thinner and faster and thinner and faster and, well, you get the picture. But it’s too soon to write off our smartphones
You're ruining it for people who actually need them. I get it: You want to fly with your dog. You want to overrule your landlord's anti-pet policy, and it would be nice to bring your fur-baby into a restaurant
Catherine Little is a Toronto-based educator, consultant and writer. The school year hasn't even started, and the news isn't good. Ontario's Education Quality and Accountability Office has announced that
Dear Jacob and Maya, I’m writing to share a secret. Now that you’re both teens, almost, you’re old enough to receive it. Over the years, I’ve sent you many notebooks and pens ahead of this moment. Here’s
“Lightning almost strikes girl in Sydney!!!” “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” “Worst Twerk Fail EVER - Girl Catches Fire!“ Viral videos like these are the internet’s junk food, a guilty pleasure you should