Nate Flowers

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Curating Beats Creating

I’m sorry for words that follow. They may hurt. I’m not even sure I like what I’m about to say. But I’m saying it:<p><i>Sometimes art does more harm to the</i> …

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Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education

Students in Chicago walk through gang war zones only to arrive at schools starved of music and arts. Parents in Philadelphia watch their children's …

Education

Education Is Working Just Fine

The popular narrative tells us that the education system in the U.S. is broken. Education technology promises to fix it. We need more tablets, better broadband, big data, and game-based learning. But we may not be asking all the right questions. Education is not only about taking care of today’s …

Does higher education make you think?

In focusing on higher education's systems, says David Watson, are we overlooking whether (and how) it works on its students?<p>Higher education is a noble and longstanding enterprise. And yet, curiously, it has not been a particularly self-reflective one. Especially in times of economic or political …

Everything You Know About Education Is Wrong

<i>A groundbreaking study of New York schools by a MacArthur "genius" challenges the typical understanding of what makes a good school</i><p>His findings could add some new fire to the debate about what makes a good school. Fryer found that class size, per-pupil spending, and the number of teachers with …

A narrow education has failed 'New Labour' students like me

Our school system's focus on assessment, rather than learning, deters pupils from developing real enthusiasm for a subject<p>Over the past few weeks we have heard evidence that education in Britain is fundamentally flawed. We have seen our schools drop several places in the international Pisa league …

Why Education is an Easy Sell

I care a lot about education because I'm the product of education. My parents sacrificed a lot to give me my education. And as a result, I've seen …

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Our nominally comprehensive education system is still divided by class

Further balkanising education by bringing back grammar schools won't help working-class children<p>It is still assumed that every working-class child who passed the 11-plus during the grammar school era went on to become Melvyn Bragg. Apart from the girls, of course, all of whom became Joan Bakewell. …