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Brené Brown on Empathy

Positive Thinking

To Lecture or Not to Lecture?

That is not the question. Teachers should focus on finding the best way to teach a particular skill, rather than dismissing or embracing one method outright.<p>Dr. Juarez holds forth from the front of the classroom. Saying important and interesting things. About the distance between stars. Or the …

Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, Explains Why Creative Excellence Takes Time

in <i>Life</i> | July 27th, 2009 3 Comments<p>Advertisement<p>Ira Glass, host of the beloved radio show <b>This American Life</b>, offers a helpful reminder that …

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Finland has an education system the US should envy – and learn from

A new book has attracted much interest in the Washington DC, especially on Capitol Hill, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn From Educational …

Education research exists, so why isn't it used in policymaking?

Earlier this year, the House of Lords published a long and detailed report on the outwardly rather dry topic of government chief scientific advisers. …