Actually there are a whole lot of people who fit this description. In education, they flourish. It's almost a requirement for reformies, who traffic in untested, unproven, misleading, or utterly discredited ideas. As an added benefit,...Show More Summary
Microsoft and the Philipines Department of Education has worked together to create a next generation containerized classroom to deliver education to underserved and unconnected areas in the Philipines. The EGG (so-called because it is self-contained) will be able to generate its own electricity via solar panels on the roof, its own water by collecting and […]
The first International Trout Congress will be held October 2-6, 2016 in Bozeman, Montana. The “World of Trout” Congress will bring together conservationists, scientists, educators, anglers, writers and artists from around the world. Read more in the press release below. … more ?
The #TestForFlu Bug, aka the Virus Buster, was in Uptown last week, educating the public about influenza. We saw it parked on Clark. It was kind of hard to miss, to be frank.
Last month Gwenn and I had the privilege of speaking about HIV education and prevention on Al Jazeera’s The Stream, representing sero-discordant couples. Annie Lennox and activists from around the world were on hand to discuss the need for continued funding of HIV prevention programs. Watch the entire 30-minute discussion here Need more Annie? Then […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Department Of Education Panel Recommends Suspension Of ABA’s Power To Accredit Law Schools Due To Its ‘Lack Of Attention To Student Achievement.’
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: A University Without Professors.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Temperature Rises In Debate Over New York Times Coverage Of The Law School Crisis.
The movement to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba is coming to Harlem this summer: from August 15-21, the first annual Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival will bring Cuban musicians, artists, dancers, chefs, educators, and more to New York as part of Harlem Week 2016. [ more › ]
Wise Ones, an Australian "gifted" education programme offers students who test into it vaccination exemption forms, and advises them to avoid wifi, because they say that "gifted children" have "extra neurological connections" that make them vulnerable to "extra sensitivities to food or chemicals." (more…)
The letter aims to reverse the "calculated destruction of our revenue stream and our educational, healthcare, and transportation systems.” The post Even Sam Brownback’s Republican Predecessors Don’t Like The Way He’s Running Kansas appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Education is indoctrination. In the winter of 1941, a Jewish gravedigger from Chelmo, the western province of Poland, appeared in Warsaw and desperately sought a meeting with Jewish leaders. He told them the Nazis were rounding up Jews, including the old, women and children, and forcing them into what looked like tightly sealed buses. Show More Summary
Should homeschooling Christian parents be allowed to withhold education from their children because they believe the Rapture is imminent? The Texas Supreme Court -- in true Texas fashion -- just ruled in favor of the parents. But they didn't exactly settle the issue.
Demographic data shows that a Briton’s education level may be the strongest indication of how he or she voted.
After education and occupation, the share of people not holding a passport was the next most strongly correlated characteristic with the Leave vote. Here is more from John Burn-Murdoch at FT blogs, via Tim Harford. The post United Kingdom fact of the day appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Life coach and yoga educator Coby Kozlowski offers 3 tips for how to live yoga in your everyday life, from seeing strangers as children to seeing yourself as your mother saw you the day you were born to meditating on something you really love. The post Coby Kozlowski’s 3 Tips for Living Yoga in Your Everyday Life appeared first on Yoga Journal.
If you insist on tuning the radio before you turn it on, you'll waste a lot of time. But this is the sort of method modern education specialists want to foist on America's children.
A thoughtful piece on the state of play in Japan from pianist Josephine Yang: Music education begins at age 6 and lasts as a mandatory class until age 15 (during elementary and junior high schools). In elementary schools, music is taught as an independent subject either by the regular class teacher or by a specialized […]
Jennifer Berkshire (EduShyster) talks to Education Cities’ Ethan Gray about the new Education Equality Index, and challenges him to accompany her to the #1 gap-closing city in the USA: Omaha, Nebraska. (Spoiler alert: he accepts!) The post Is the Key to Closing the Achievement Gap Found In… Nebraska? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Dozens of students, parents and educators staged a raucous classroom walkout on East Harlem school principal.