There is nothing quite like a Friday afternoon. The hurry-up pressures of the week come to a halt, and I can catch my breath against the wide open space of a weekend. But, Fridays are special for another reason, too.
In too many states, school districts are still mired in a seemingly endless slog to get back to pre-recession funding levels. Others have seen significant increases over the past 18 months. These improvements have occurred in states, not coincidentally, where
Drew Perkins talks with Vicki Collet about her new book and how the process of Lesson Study can improve the culture of teaching and learning. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: vickicollet.com Book: Collaborative Lesson Study: ReVisioning Teacher Professional
As a teenager, Vanessa Vakharia never expected math to factor into her future. “I wanted to be a rock star and marry Keanu Reeves. Still do,” Vakharia says in a phone interview as her band drives across Canada for a
With a new academic year under way in most places, students on several campuses are objecting to the presence of several known harassers. This week, students at New York University pushed back against the institution’s response to their petition against
When we think about academic misconduct, we tend to think about misrepresentation of research findings or plagiarism. But a new study says that misrepresentation of academic achievements on CVs is a problem requiring attention, too. For their experiment, the researchers
Universities and colleges are increasingly experiencing legal challenges to their institutions’ Title IX enforcement processes, a trend that higher education law experts say is a natural reaction to proceedings that declare “winners” and “losers.” The societal pressures from the Me Too
Texas A&M University system’s new ban on e-cigarettes and vaping continues a trend of higher ed institutions responding to the spate of recent illnesses and deaths related to e-cigarette use and warnings from state and federal health agencies about the
Writing and math might seem like divergent career paths, but they collide in technical writing. Technical writers are capable of presenting highly technical material in a clear and concise manner so that the average reader can absorb the content. The
Two private nonprofit universities under enrollment pressure in the difficult Chicago market plan a tie-up, with Roosevelt University acquiring Robert Morris University in a process leaders hope gains accreditor approval in the spring. Roosevelt is the larger of the two
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