Ask a recent graduate of a school what they are good at when they leave, and how they know? They will likely respond that they were good at this subject
A previous blog post explored the enrollment increases we have been observing in online schools and courses. Increases in students attending online schools are often in the range of 40%,
In 2014 it finally registered that I needed to change the way I approached teaching my students. Until then, my middle school Humanities classes had always conducted several research projects,
January 26, 2023 Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry, Elizabeth Krasemann, Foreword by Michael Berenbaum. LIT Verlag GmbH & Co., Zurich, 2022. These are fascinating times to teach students about the
January 25, 2023 ChatGPT calls on Humanities teachers to dig even deeper into what is already our core purpose—celebrating humanity … even in a tech-centric world. ChatGPT challenges us to
January 24, 2023 & October 31, 2021 Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang studies the psychological and neurobiological bases of social emotion, self-awareness and culture and their implications for learning, development and schools.
January 23, 2023 In light of a sea of political and economic shifts in recent years, it is no surprise there’s been a renewed interest in civics education. Questions abound
January 20, 2023 Dr. Rena Upitis is a Professor of Education at Queen’s University. She has authored or co-authored 10 books and over 100 peer-reviewed articles. Her research and curriculum projects
January 19, 2023 Deep fakes and fake news are old news. Content about world events is taken more seriously than content that entertains us. Can we deem popular culture and
January 18, 2023 Do you dismiss a compliment or attribute success at your work to luck instead of your intelligence, creativity, or effort? Unfortunately, many adults (and kids) with ADHD have
January 17, 2023 Abby Falik is an award-winning social entrepreneur committed to launching the generation of leaders our world needs now. In 2010 she founded Global Citizen Year, a non-profit that uses
January 16, 2023 At my last dentist appointment, the hygienist did a couple of novel things: she cleaned my teeth differently—with air and water—and she also checked my blood pressure.
January 13, 2023 Some years ago, the education world grabbed hold of this idea of 21st century skills. Experts and leaders identified and agreed on four “essential skills” necessary to