Logann Epley

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Malala & Gender Disparity in Education

I know I'm extremely privileged. I was born to a family that valued education, because we were privileged enough to have it and see it work in …

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This week marks the 19th birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist shot by the Taliban for championing the right for girls to have an education.<p>Despite her huge efforts and progress across the globe, there are still too many women denied a decent education. Across South Asia, the Middle …

The Real Reason There Aren't Enough Teachers Of Color

Recruitment is only half of the problem.<p>American students are looking less and less like their teachers. While most American teachers are white women, a majority of K-12 students are from minority groups. To solve this problem, foundations, states and local communities have tried to step up their …

National anthem protests trickling down to high school level

Colin Kaepernick's protest against social injustice is being heard loud and clear by young athletes across the country and a host of high school football players have emulated the San Francisco quarterback in recent weeks by kneeling during the national anthem before their own games.<p>That's where …

High School

Inside the Online School That Could Radically Change How Kids Learn Everywhere

Emily Duggan, 16, spends most afternoons at a dance studio tucked behind a shopping plaza near her home in Exeter, New Hampshire. Blond and doe-eyed, …

Education

What teens really want to know about sex

On the first day of the high school Sexuality and Society class that I teach, I don’t pass around anatomy drawings or hand out pamphlets about safer …

learning during read-alouds: 5 things never to say to emerging readers

<b>Sometimes it’s very easy for teachers and parents to feel impatient with emerging readers.</b><p>It’s hard to listen to kids sound out every word on a page …

Writing

How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning

Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.<p>Johnny in Topeka can’t read, but Janne in Helsinki is effortlessly finishing his storybooks. Such a disparity may be expected by now, but the reason might come as a surprise: It probably has much less to …

Language Learning

Lack of money, interest forcing many high school newspapers to fold

When there wasn't enough money in the Steinmetz College Prep high school budget to cover the cost of printing a student newspaper, its journalism adviser made a desperate plea to one of the Chicago public school's most successful former students for help.<p>Hugh Hefner, Playboy Enterprises founder, …

Journalism

How my high school journalism teacher taught me to run a billion dollar company

<i>Fortune Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

What's the Rule About Paragraph Length?

Different instructors have different ideas about rules for average paragraph length. I investigate what experts and real-life writers have to say …

How did science come to speak only English? – Michael D Gordin

If you can read this sentence, you can talk with a scientist. Well, maybe not about the details of her research, but at least you would share a …

Arts subjects are essential for a well-rounded education

There’s more to life than churning out maths geniuses<p>Everything in the 21st-century developed world is something the 21st-century developed world believes it can monetise. Children, and their education, are most certainly not exempt from this paradigm.<p>Educationalists rarely tire of worrying about …