At Highlands College, fitness is a non-negotiable part of your growth—and your grade. It’s a crisp fall morning in Homewood, Alabama. Hundreds of students, plus some faculty, staff, and even parents, on
A new federal complaint with a unique argument accuses the state of Rhode Island of failing to provide students with the skills they need to participate effectively in a democracy. Nearly all of the world’s
If you have paid any attention to the education debate in this country during the past dozen years or so, you’ve heard that students in Finland score at or near the top of international test scores, time
A recent poll of American adolescents found most boys feel pressured to be strong and many feel they are expected to hide their emotions when they are sad. The Plan International USA poll, which surveyed
Some of us are on there just to pass the time, though The first time I put on a tie, I loaded up a YouTube video. Any time I want to do something new in a program like Ableton, Premiere, or Photoshop,
If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.
Including partnering with third-party studios and networks YouTube is investing $20 million toward educational content through its new Learning Fund program. Malik Ducard, global head of learning, announced
A teacher whose income was so low, her child qualified for reduced-price lunch. A teacher whose school was so short on staff, he had to fill a shift as a security guard. A teacher who made meals for other
Bill Gates knows a thing or two about hacking. When it comes to learning hacks, in particular, here are a few of his favorites. Learning Hacks: An Overview Put simply, learning hacks are a quick way to
Researchers have found 1,271 gene variants associated with years of formal education. That’s important, but not for the obvious reasons. When scientists publish their research, it’s rare for them to write
The modern education system was designed to teach future factory workers to be “punctual, docile, and sober”
The education system as we know it is only about 200 years old. Before that, formal education was mostly reserved for the elite. But as industrialization changed the way we work, it created the need for
ANAHEIM, Calif. — In a back stairway of a grand glass and sandstone building five miles north of Disneyland, Alejandro Barajas and cohorts are setting up to shoot a scene for a movie. With a mat of dyed
Listen to any politician anywhere, and you will hear that education is the salve for all social ills. Inequality? Education will make the poor upwardly mobile. Job automation? Teach students the skills
Tesla has launched a new automotive training program with colleges called ‘Tesla START’ to train a new generation of electric car technicians to work on their vehicles. Until now, Tesla has mainly been
A School District Is Moving Its Students To A Four-Day School Week. Parents Aren't Sure How To Feel.
The new academic schedule will affect all schools in the 27J school district of Adams County in Colorado starting this upcoming fall semester, Tracy Rudnick, the public information officer, confirmed BuzzFeed
After Parkland, there have been many calls to make schools a "harder target" — for example, by arming teachers. But there's a decent amount of research out there on what actually makes schools safer, most
Telegenic and media-savvy is one way to describe David Hogg, a lean and dark-haired senior at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. But maybe a better way is this: Change agent. And what could
"If something on their desk or in their pocket dings, rings or vibrates — they will lose focus." "Students are doing so much in class, distraction and disruption isn't really something I worry about."
Compelling visuals on the key issues of the past year As trends in education ebb and flow, it gets hard to keep track of the current state of things. Visuals can clarify what’s changed over the past year