Archive for ‘Education’

January 17, 2016

As Attacks on Unions Continue, Bringing Back the Strike May Be Our Only Hope – Working In These Times

Source: As Attacks on Unions Continue, Bringing Back the Strike May Be Our Only Hope – Working In These Times

January 15, 2016

3 Ways White Kids Benefit Most From Racially Diverse Schools | Mother Jones

Here are some lessons from decades of research on integrated classrooms.

Source: 3 Ways White Kids Benefit Most From Racially Diverse Schools | Mother Jones

January 4, 2016

Four elements earn permanent seats on the periodic table | Science News

The four newest elements on the periodic table gain official recognition and will be getting new names soon.

Source: Four elements earn permanent seats on the periodic table | Science News

December 30, 2015

12 Amazing Online Activities For Growing Critical Thinkers & Their Atheist Parents – Godless Mom

If we’re being honest here, half of these activities are things Godless Mom has had way too much fun with. Screw the kids, these are fun for everyone. If you absolutely have to share with the kids, though, these tools and games will help you mould scientifically literate children and help cultivate a love of […]

Source: 12 Amazing Online Activities For Growing Critical Thinkers & Their Atheist Parents – Godless Mom

December 28, 2015

7 Great Environment Longreads From 2015 | Mother Jones

It’s been an excellent year for stories about our planet.

Source: 7 Great Environment Longreads From 2015 | Mother Jones

December 28, 2015

Book review: The Quest For A Moral Compass By Kenan Malik | Reviews | Culture | The Independent

If you happen to be cogitating on the possibility of a degree course in philosophy, you must read this book. If you are not, you probably ought to read it anyway: it will do you moral good.

Source: Book review: The Quest For A Moral Compass By Kenan Malik | Reviews | Culture | The Independent

December 28, 2015

2015: The Best Year in History for the Average Human Being – The Atlantic

The world is better-educated, better-fed, healthier, freer, more tolerant, and richer than ever before.

Source: 2015: The Best Year in History for the Average Human Being – The Atlantic

December 27, 2015

Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow by Leah Penniman — YES! Magazine

If we are to create a society that values black life, we cannot ignore the role of food and land.

Source: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow by Leah Penniman — YES! Magazine

December 27, 2015

Porter Ranch California Disaster Darkens Holiday…What About Watts?

The predominately working poor neighborhood of Watts is still enduring their own man-made disaster since 2000 and maybe earlier

Source: Porter Ranch California Disaster Darkens Holiday…What About Watts?

December 26, 2015

10 favorite stories about books and reading for 2015 : TreeHugger

From library bathtubs to Icelandic book giving, this is the stuff from which bibliophiles’ dreams are made.

Source: 10 favorite stories about books and reading for 2015 : TreeHugger

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