education

How To Raise A Lifelong Learner

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Though it's best to start encouraging kids to be lifelong learners when they're little, it's never too late.

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How A Teacher Is Helping Kids Accept My Gender-Fluid Child ​

This support my gender-fluid child receives at school means so much to my family, but the ripple effects of what the children will learn will go far.

This support my gender-fluid child receives at school means so much to my family, but the ripple effects of what the children will learn will go far.

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School Robots Are Making Education For Severely Sick Kids Possible

School robots are invaluable tools for students who need them.

School robots are invaluable tools for students who need them part time and also for students like Randy, for whom they’re the only path to the classroom.

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Doniga Markegard Is Teaching People How To Be More Wild

Doniga Markegard teaches at a wilderness school instructor, and it’s important to her that her own kids learn about nature and wildlife.

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Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public schools, then an undergraduate degree, and then a graduate degree — since I was in preschool.

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6 Books You Should Be Reading In Today's America

Learning is the best thing for us, and the best place to look? The sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.

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Growing Up With Autism And ADHD, I Had To Adapt My Own Education

The education system isn’t designed for students like me. From as early as preschool up through my master’s degree, I struggled in a traditional classroom setting for a few reasons, and needed to adapt my own methods of surviving education.

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Growing Up With Autism And ADHD, I Had To Adapt My Own Education

The education system isn’t designed for students like me. From as early as preschool up through my master’s degree, I struggled in a traditional classroom setting for a few reasons, and needed to adapt my own methods of surviving education.

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Some Dudes Think They Can Learn 'Everything' In 90 Minutes

Trump also said it would take him roughly 90 minutes to learn “everything” there was to know about nuclear missiles.

As Tom Nichols puts it, ignorance has now become a "virtue." And it takes a whole lot of it to claim you can learn 'everything' about a complex subject - like, say, nuclear weapons - in roughly 90 minutes.

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Technology In The Classroom: A Threat To Students' Learning & Their Health

The kids who often need more help and guardrails to ensure effective learning are also the ones who suffer the most from ubiquitous tech in the classroom.

The most urgent matter for this former teacher is that we stop risking the educational potential and physical health of our students for the false promise of EdTech as a panacea for our schools' struggles.

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