Ordinary World: Education
EDU1: Thousands of students in Britain skipped class to partake in a protest about the lack of action on climate change.
EDU2: Do active shooter drills work? Writing for The Atlantic, Erica Christakis argues that they are counter-productive and misguided
EDU3: Writing for the New York Times, Lisa Damour raises the question: Why do girls outperform boys at school, but struggle to attain leadership positions in the workplace?
EDU4: Grade inflation is an increasing problem at American schools and universities. Writing for the Fordham Institute, Brandon Wright details how the issue harms vulnerable high schoolers.
EDU5: Should more emphasis be placed on arts education in schools? A new report from Brookings highlights some of the benefits of this form of education.
EDU6: Is homework valuable at a K-12 level? Stephen Sawchuk of Education Week suggests that the quality, not quantity of homework given is the more important question to ask.
EDU7: What’s the best way to keep school students safe? Recent studies suggest that increased police presence may not be the way to go.
EDU8: A recent survey report from FIRE highlights how the Charlottesville protests changed many students’ attitudes towards speech on campus.
EDU9: Can Big Science be too big? A new study finds that small teams of researchers do more innovative work than large teams do.
EDU10: A new replication study revives the question: Is taking notes by hand really better for students?