It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start. But students at some of America's most private
Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature.
In a post a few weeks back, Tania Lombrozo drew attention to research showing that students using laptops and other digital devices in the college classroom are less likely to perform as well as students
It's called the Bijou, and it has emerged from decades-long hibernation. In the cocktail renaissance of the last decade, many classics have been exhumed, polished, and updated for modern palates. Some
So GOOD. #TastyHappyHour Tea: 8 cups boiling water 7-8 black tea bags 1 1/2 cups whiskey Peach Simple Syrup: 2-3 fresh peaches, diced 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 lemon, juiced Garnish: 1-2 peaches, sliced
Some people heavily rely on Evernote to take notes and keep track of tasks. With a new Google Drive integration, Evernote users will be able to add Docs, Slides, and Sheets into notes and quickly search
Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point
Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his list of the top stories he'll be watching in 2016. Claudio Sanchez is the senior
Hidden inside our enormous year-end Songs We Love 2015 app — 401 songs across a dozen genres compiled by NPR Music and our public radio partners — is a playlist of 61 jewels, the ones we loved the best.
No gymnasiums, no cafeterias and no administrators. That’s school policy at AltSchools, a chain of private, for-profit schools backed by the likes of Andreessen Horowitz and Mark Zuckerberg. At the location
Kids love stories. Teachers love reading and teaching stories to students. But tough new curriculum standards in the US mean fiction, the primary way teachers teach reading, is falling out of favor in
Parents who are uneasy about their own math skills often worry about how best to teach the subject to their kids. Well ... there's an app for that. Tons of them, in fact. And a study published today in
Edgar Allan Poedied 166 years ago today, but nobody can agree how. On Oct. 3, 1849, a newspaper typesetter named Joseph W. Walker came across Poe in a Baltimore gutter. The legendary author was wearing