From the time we’re young, we’re taught that knowledge is power. Our education system evaluates students based on their ability to cram as much information as possible into their heads. Similarly, in startup
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Over the last several decades, psychologists have unearthed a wealth of evidence on how children learn. But for three basic reasons, it’s proven hard to translate that evidence into classroom practice.
Online courses are an excellent way to take your interest to the next level or explore a new field. Best of all, many courses are free and offered by the world’s top universities and companies. With summer
The rise of “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence coincides with society’s increasing outsourcing of its thinking to algorithms. We no longer actively explore
Beneath the spread of all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically
Jonathan Rogers, a journalism advisor at Iowa City High School (and Flipboard curator) led a campfire chat at SXSW EDU on Wednesday about a subject near and dear to our hearts: “Media Literacy in the of
I write about the broad intersection of data and society. We are at a crossroads of democracy. Our globalized world is balkanizing as societies retreat within their algorithmically-shaped filter bubbles,