April 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Free and open to all If you can hold a conversation in Spanish or are interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills, then check out this group! They always have a diverse group of globally-minded people, all working on their Spanish. This is a very fun and inclusive group, so go […]
Learning is about rethinking our views, which is incompatible with censorship. By Brittney Cooper Between a rock and a hard place when it comes to being respectful of different points of view and expanding the mind. An excerpt from the article, touches on the declining value places on humanities, and the constraints when teaching that encounters […]
Through cooperation and collaboration.
The story about Bill Gates’ swift and silent takeover of American education is startling. His role and the role of the U.S. Department of Education in drafting and imposing the Common Core standards on almost every state should be investigated by Congress. Read original story here.
Re-thinking the role of vocational education post-Great Recession – February 2013, By Brad Van Arnum For all the economic misery caused by the Great Recession, it has at the very least exposed some of the most serious shortcomings of an education system once deemed second to none in the world. One of the most sobering observations […]
Kids sharing what fair means to them.
Brad van Arnum writes, “For all the economic misery caused by the Great Recession, it has at the very least exposed some of the most serious shortcomings of an education system once deemed second to none in the world. One of the most sobering observations made in recent years is that in some industries, ample […]
Here’s a thought-provoking 10 minute video about empathy. Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress and spreading world-changing ideas. For more information about our research, RSA […]
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How has the end of Fairness Doctrine affected news?