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It’s Time To Treat Homework Like Any Other Lesson

Imagine observing a lesson in which you see a teacher give the students 2 or 3 or 4 times more work than they can handle. Or more critically, that …

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This is why sleep experts think high school needs to start later

The science is in: Teenagers need more sleep. As such, experts have issued a recommendation that middle and high schools start later in the day.<p>For …

Can 'slow' education fix our broken college system?

The academy has moved to the fast lane. Corporatization has sped up the clock, compromising teaching, scholarship and collegiality. The "slow …

The Myth Of The College Dropout

<b>By Jonathan Wai, Duke University and Heiner Rindermann, Chemnitz University of Technology</b><p>When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates.<p>Zuckerberg said, “They know we didn’t actually graduate, right?”<p>To which …

How to make mixed ability work: Let children take control of the lesson

Back when I was a dewy-eyed NQT, children were routinely labelled as being lower, middle or higher ability from as early as five years old.<p>They were …