Category: School

Harvard’s education podcast: Susan Engel on how young children think

It’s easy to dismiss a young child’s obsession with dinosaurs or jumping in puddles or even repeated questions about death as trivial, but...

I Didn’t Realize Just How Draining Campus Racism Was Until My College Went Online

This time last year, I was in the middle of my fourth semester of college. I had recently declared a major in gender...

DeVos and States Clash on Whether COVID-19 Aid Is Just ‘Sitting in the Bank’

Just a small portion of federal coronavirus relief earmarked for schools had been spent by the end of September, the U.S....

Ethnic Studies in California – Education Next

Among California’s many distinctions, the state stands out for the minimal requirements it imposes for high-school graduation, among the most lenient in the...

Racial equity in education | Harvard Graduate School of Education

The history of education in the United States is rife with instances of violence and oppression along lines of race and ethnicity. For...

I Stopped Studying For The SAT And ACT And Found A Much Better Way To Use My Time

The cancellation came 36 hours before I was to take the June ACT college admissions exam. The email was so unclear that I...

DeVos’ Team Has Left Biden a Policy Blueprint Several of Her Critics Support

President-elect Joe Biden will differ dramatically from his predecessor on education issues. But there’s one significant policy arena where Biden’s eventual...

EdNext Podcast: Derrell Bradford on How a Nationwide Teacher Strike Has Closed In-Person Public Schools

The executive vice president of 50Can, Derrell Bradford, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss the ongoing school closures amid to Covid-19,...

A Field Guide to Gifted Students

There’s Louis, the fifth-grader who can talk about concepts like the inner workings of a computer and the language of music. Haley, the...

I Came Home From College For Break And Gave My Dad COVID-19

I began my final paper. “American politics have been increasingly polarizing ...” Beep. Oxygen levels: 91%. Beep. Oxygen levels: 90%.  I sat in my...

Facebook launches BARS, a TikTok-like app for creating and sharing raps – TechCrunch

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is today launching its...

Kevin Durant to Miss 2021 All-Star Game, Replaced by Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis

For the second time in three seasons, injuries will prevent...

Towel Bat Drill

Purpose Increase bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a...