Vape pens are easy to conceal, they’re easy to confuse with other electronic gadgets like USB flash drives, and they generally don’t leave lingering smells on clothes. All these things make them appealing to underage users, and confounding to parents.
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
Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:via Apple Podcasts | via Stitcher | via NPROne | via Spotify School lunchtime is when kids can eat and recharge before getting back to learning. But at many schools across the country, kids don’t have much
You have a voice inside your head. It runs constantly, providing live commentary about your life to the audience of your brain. But it’s not an objective reporter. It likes to act as critic, judge and jury — especially when
This article was originally published on The74million.org and is republished here with permission. By Greg Toppo In 2013, attorneys at the California Innocence Project, weighed down by a backlog of casework, turned for help to an unusual group: humanities students
Excerpted from LIMITLESS MIND by Jo Boaler, copyright 2019. Reprinted with permission by HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. By Jo Boaler Why Is Collaboration Important? Over my lifetime I have encountered a small number of fascinating situations, some through
Get ready to get woozy, get groovy and yell “Yee-ha!” September sees the arrival of a handful of audacious new graphic novels aimed at the young-adult crowd. With settings ranging from a contemporary Chinese-American community to the Old West, this
The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox. Critical thinking is all the rage in education. Schools brag that they
Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:via Apple Podcasts | via Stitcher | via NPROne | via Spotify On a sunny day in April, I drove to Head-Royce School in the hills of Oakland, California, to
Excerpted from Think Like Socrates: Using Questions to Invite Wonder and Empathy Into the Classroom, Grades 4-12 copyright 2018 by Shanna Peeples. Used with the permission of the publisher, Corwin. By Shanna Peeples A favorite opening question of mine in designing professional development workshops
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