Archive for ‘Education’

September 27, 2016

The Case for a Right to Education | Alternet

A new lawsuit shines a light on our educational system.

Source: The Case for a Right to Education | Alternet

September 22, 2016

“The Myth of Persecution”: Early Christians weren’t persecuted – Salon.com

The Romans did not target, hunt or massacre Jesus’ followers, says a historian of the early church

Source: “The Myth of Persecution”: Early Christians weren’t persecuted – Salon.com

September 17, 2016

How thinking about infinity changes kids’ brains on math | Aeon Ideas

Source: How thinking about infinity changes kids’ brains on math | Aeon Ideas

September 15, 2016

#WeTrumpHate

Source: #WeTrumpHate

September 9, 2016

Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.

Source: Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.

September 9, 2016

The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

Why does college cost so much? Because the far right is trying to undermine or privatize state universities

Source: The right’s war on college: “Starving the Beast” exposes the fight to destroy America’s great public universities – Salon.com

September 7, 2016

Evidence Rebuts Chomsky’s Theory of Language Learning – Scientific American

Much of Noam Chomsky’s revolution in linguistics—including its account of the way we learn languages—is being overturned

Source: Evidence Rebuts Chomsky’s Theory of Language Learning – Scientific American

September 7, 2016

How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children – Scientific American

A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the 21st century

Source: How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children – Scientific American

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