Gen Ed Is a Problem of Pedagogy, Not Subject Matter

Here’s an idea that popped into my head. Tell me what you think about it: Gen ed is a problem of pedagogy, not subject...

Cultivating curiosity in our kids

We have all heard of IQ (intelligence quotient), and we understand that the higher the IQ, the better a person’s reasoning and problem solving...

More than 770,000 British children don’t own a single physical book, says Literacy Trust

Reading for pleasure among children has long been losing ground to the lure of smartphones and video games, but research has found more than...

Trident University and Knott’s Berry Farm to Host Military Families For A Day of...

Trident University International (Trident) today announced details of its third annual Snowball Express event. The event, co-sponsored by partner Knott’s Berry Farm, will be...

Software-guided B2B partnerships are the aim of Bob Moore’s new Crossbeam

In business, it’s akin to “I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.” The time when two companies that are thinking of partnering...

Critical thinking is the order of the day

Ours is a young society from what government statistics keep telling us. The population swing is in favor of the youth who make up...

Critical thinking, philosophy and education

In recent months there has been a resurgence of discussions in the newspaper and on the television on critical thinking and education. I have observed...

Critically Thinking About Critical Thinking

A few years ago, in an EdTechTeacher workshop, a teacher made a comment that stuck with me: "I want my students to be able to sit with...

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For humans, it's easy to predict how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching...

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Getting enough sleep (more than seven hours) helps us feel energized and ready for the next day, but beyond that, sleep is essential for...

11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo...

Why do processed foods cause obesity?

New York: Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if...

Does Meryl Streep Have the Most Oscar Nominations of All Time?

After a blockbuster Season One of HBO’s Big Little Lies, everyone attached to the limited series likely considered it impossible to top. Liane Moriarty,...