Why youth activism has passed ...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Ye Liu – Around the world, young people are emerging as trailblazers for social change. Youth activism has ranged from Malala...

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Most white parents don’t...

Jun 27, 2020 by

In a recent survey, more than three-quarters of white parents of 6- to 11-year-olds said they didn’t talk to their kids very...

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What it means to be black in t...

Jun 12, 2020 by

Kevin O’Neal Cokley – Many people still think that racism is no longer a problem in America. After the election of...

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Digital homeschooling: we need...

Jun 1, 2020 by

We’ve spent the last decade being anxious about the increasing amount of time young people spend in front of screens. However, in the...

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What’s next for schools ...

May 16, 2020 by

An expert predicts a rethink on technology access, reconnecting with the working class, and more. No schools, no exams, more online...

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Patients Fearing COVID-19 Risk...

May 16, 2020 by

Delaying medical care comes at a cost, both human and financial. The patients some emergency rooms have been seeing are a lot sicker...

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Our centuries-long quest for &...

Apr 26, 2020 by

Is noise the real monster? Or is it our own intolerance of unwanted sounds? The new film “A Quiet Place” is an edge-of-your-seat tale...

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Coronavirus: Telemedicine is g...

Apr 2, 2020 by

Frank V. Zerunyan – As of April 1, there are more than 179,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. Nowhere has been hit...

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You could be putting your chil...

Mar 24, 2020 by

Isang Awah – Not every child is a bookworm, but research shows that developing a love of reading early in life can provide many...

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Coronavirus: school closures m...

Mar 22, 2020 by

Many households struggle when schools are closed. Schools are closing across the world. At the time of writing, UNESCO report that...

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Advanced degrees bring higher ...

Mar 21, 2020 by

A new survey shows that people with advanced degrees make more money starting out on the same jobs as those with just...

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Coronavirus: 14 simple tips fo...

Mar 20, 2020 by

Pre-recording videos, giving specific instructions and sharing your emotions with your students will lead to success in the online...

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What to expect as colleges and...

Mar 12, 2020 by

3.11.20 – The Conversation     “What to expect as colleges and universities move classes online amid coronavirus fears: 4...

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Survey of academics finds wide...

Mar 9, 2020 by

Academics report feeling unhappy and isolated in their current work culture. Many people imagine universities to be calm and relaxed...

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Historic Iwo Jima footage show...

Feb 25, 2020 by

Two Marines in the Marine Corps’ 5th Division cemetery on Iwo Jima pay their respects to a fallen comrade. United States Marine Corps...

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Learning through adventure: th...

Feb 19, 2020 by

Gary Stidder – Learning outside the classroom through adventurous activities is known to have significant educational benefits....

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Trump’s big bet on caree...

Feb 15, 2020 by

Shaun M. Dougherty – President Donald Trump has proposed one of the largest increases in funding for career and technical...

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Academic writing can be boring...

Feb 11, 2020 by

Gordon Rugg – If you’ve ever made friends with an unwieldy textbook or spent the night trawling through online libraries for...

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Research in China is complicat...

Feb 9, 2020 by

Wenrui Chen – What is the coronavirus? How does it spread? Should I be worried? When a new virus surfaces, the unknowns loom...

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Running a mile a day can make ...

Feb 8, 2020 by

From obstacle courses to playing music, school children give their thoughts on how to make a daily run more exciting. The Daily Mile...

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