Carolyn Gerk

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | @CarolynGerk | Keep up with Carolyn Gerk on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Carolyn Gerk”

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

'Saturday Night Live' 40th anniversary special: All the most unforgettable moments

Are you a huge fan of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s current cast? Too bad—because they decidedly were <i>not</i> the focus of Sunday night’s huge, celebrity-stuffed, …

Comedy

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …