The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system |
Unlike grit -- which, as I've argued elsewhere, is driven more by conservative ideology than by solid research -- Dweck's basic thesis is supported by decades' worth of good data. It's not just the habit
While ensuring students' physical safety is a school's first order of priority, the school should be no less vigilant in safeguarding them from propaganda that will assail them for the rest of their lives.
In the ferocious battle for an online audience one man stands out as a somewhat unlikely star. Sir Ken Robinson is a leading thinker on creativity and education, has authored several books on the topic,
(CNN) — Celia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller and other important historical figures. That's because she's been devouring the "Who Was?" series
“Reform” makes broken New Orleans schools worse: Race, charters, testing and the real story of education after Katrina |
The Urban Education Future? When Tulane’s Education Research Alliance gathered policymakers, education reform advocates and academics for a conference in late June, marking the 10-year anniversary of Katrina
A retired public elementary school principal recently told me that the rule in education used to be that grades 1-3 were about learning to read. After that, it was reading to learn. But that's not happening