Articles about education


Building the Cognitive Muscles to Thrive in the Automation Age

Last updated: 05/01/2018

The Information Age was a four decade long global sprint to incorporate information technology; theWorld Economic Forumcalls it the Third Industrial Revolution. It changed how we l

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Gonksi fails a second time around

Last updated: 05/01/2018

The highly anticipated Gonski 2.0 report offers little useful guidance for schools and school systems, and does not even meet important terms of reference set down for the review.

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Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Some Coaching

Last updated: 04/30/2018

For today, there are no doctor's visits. No long afternoons with nothing to do. No struggles over bathing. At the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a group of older adu

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Navigating the Maze of Higher Education

Last updated: 04/28/2018

When Jasmine Meraz was growing up, she would help her mother, who was undocumented, pick blueberries at a nearby farm. “Blueberries are pretty bomb berries,” Jasmine says whil

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Teaching pupils how they learn boosts progress by seven months

Last updated: 04/28/2018

Getting pupils to think more about how they learn can boost their academic progress by seven months, according to new guidance. The government-backed Education Endowment Foundatio

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Ten things every educator should be able to do with their iPad

Last updated: 04/28/2018

When I reflect back to early versions of iOS and the workarounds that teachers and students used to have to jump through hoops to complete through third-party applications, the iOS

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The world’s required reading list: The books that students read in 28 countries

Last updated: 04/24/2018

In the US, most students are required to read To Kill a Mockingbird during their school years. This classic novel combines a moving coming-of-age story with big issues like raci

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Trading Places in Education: My New Role in Edtech

Last updated: 04/24/2018

Everyone has something about themselves few other people know. For example, did you know Elvis was a natural blonde? For me, it’s the fact that, before working in education, I wa

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