Danny Juarez

96 Added | 7 Magazines | 141 Likes | 13 Following | 16 Followers | @DannySkaa | Interested in social activism and the cultural history of science. I primarily focus on Black and Latino criminalization

This cartoon explains how the rich got rich and the poor got poor

Something massive and important has happened in the United States over the past 50 years: Economic wealth has become increasingly concentrated among a small group of ultra-wealthy Americans.<p>You can read lengthy books on this subject, like economist Thomas Piketty's recent best-seller, <i>Capital in the</i> …

Income Inequality

What happens when instead of suspensions, kids talk out their mistakes?

PITTSFIELD, N.H. — When freshman Hope Parent left her cellphone unattended at Pittsfield Middle High School, last year, her classmate Brandon …

6 steps to improving outcomes for men of color at community colleges

Community college completion rates, on average, are not very high. Many students enroll in community colleges to take cheaper classes closer to home …

Higher Education

What It's Like Explaining Depression Meds to Many Christians

<i>Credit Adam4d</i><p>By To Save A Life<p>Inspiring a generation with hope in Christ through stories that matter.<p>Get stories that matter straight in your …

A boy told his teacher she can't understand him because she's white. Her response is on point.

Fifth-grade teacher Emily E. Smith is not your ordinary teacher.<p>She founded The Hive Society — a classroom that's all about inspiring children to …

Teaching

Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often

In a previous post, I shared eight things a successful educator should never say. Admittedly, that is a negative way to think about the impact of …

Teaching

The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton review – a big bang moment

The birth of science in Europe was the greatest revolution of all, argues this dazzling polemic<p>What is modernity and when did it begin? The answer depends a lot on the nationality and specialism of the historian you ask. Italians favour the achievements of Renaissance art and humanism, as early as …

World History

How to Be a Successful College Student

The president of a college where you can study video gaming has advice for you<p>How can you be a successful college student? Mablene Krueger, president …

College & University

Teachers Make Less Than Peers in Almost Any Other Job

The image of teachers as underpaid and overworked, laboring in the trenches of an increasingly ramshackle public school system, has become a staple …

NCES

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Can you solve the 50 cent maths exam question that is dividing the internet?

High school students have been complaining that the 50 cent piece exam question is too difficult<p>A maths exam question for high school students about a 50 cent piece has created a debate online after complaints it was too difficult.<p>Australian students sat the VCE Further Maths exam which posed the …

Revision tips: 10 most common study problems for students and how to beat them

Exams are coming up, the big day is looming, and deadlines are fast-approaching round the corner – yet you just can’t seem to knuckle down and get …

Procrastination

A Muslim Shouldn't Be President? We Said That About Catholics, Too

Presidential candidate Ben Carson recently said he didn’t think a Muslim should become President of the United States, adding, “I do not believe …

Cherokee blood: Why do so many Americans believe they have Cherokee ancestry?

“I cannot say when I first heard of my Indian blood, but as a boy I heard it spoken of in a general way,” Charles Phelps, a resident of Winston-Salem …

Cherokee Nation

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Humanities

How The War Overlooked In History Books Changed The Course Of America

The solemn remembrance of the 100th anniversary of World War I began last August in Europe. Dignitaries met and laid wreaths at national monuments …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought

While the GOP candidate clings to age-old narratives about a moocher class, he ignores the truth about America<p>Ronald Reagan, the scourge of Black America and the hero of the Republican Party, holds great sway over today’s conservatives. Reagan famously talked about black “welfare queens” and …

Income Inequality

8 Fabulous web Tools for Research Students

September 28, 2015<br>Being a scholar entails doing a lot of research, readings, and writing of papers. Thankfully, technology can be of tremendous help …

How I Deal with Racist Patients

When a patient requested ‘no Indian doctors,’ I expected the hospital higher-ups to stick up for me. But they didn’t.<p>Despite being born and raised in …

New Resources On Race & Racism

Schools are struggling to erase racial disparities. http://t.co/5P85Esxz1w pic.twitter.com/tR2QFoDuME<p>— Education Week (@educationweek) September 19, …

Education

You Must Read These Five Books That Will Totally Transform Your Classroom!

Over the summer, I was gifted four books for my birthday and I purchased one audio book in the beginning of the school year. You won't believe what …

White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed

I just didn't understand how so many white people in America could believe that they are the primary victims of racism. So, I asked some white folks about it to find out why.<p>Sometimes white people vex me. Maybe they confuse you, too. Maybe you're a white person who is sometimes confused by white …

Mad Men

Professor: The mistake I’ve been making for 25 years — and how a ‘stupid’ e-mail made me realize it

Here is a rather unusual post, an admission of by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. Until about 2000, his research focused on the brain basis of learning and memory, and today, it concerns the application …

E-Mail

5 Effective Study Habits You Should Be Practicing

With exams, quizzes, essays, projects, and myriad deadlines for different things, effective study habits are critical for keeping stress at bay …

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …

4 Powerful Photos Capture The Sad Truth Of Racism In America

A new campaign has emerged to help share the truth about racism in America.<p>On Sept. 7, Moise Morancy from Brooklyn, New York tweeted the hashtag #ItDoesntMatter along with four photos of himself. The tweet included no other words, but spoke volumes.<p>In the first two photos, Morancy posed as what he …

Martin Luther King, Jr.