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Alfonso Arriola has been teaching middle school science in Portland, Oregon for almost 19 years, and unlike the Earth Days he has planned in the past, this year he was marching with his students at a rally. “I talked to my students about why scientists are marching,” said Arriola. “I’m not only teaching the practice of science but about the social, moral and environmental impact of it.”
Students have made portfolios for classrooms of various kinds for many reasons over the last few decades. In the past, the teacher was the only person other than the student really to see their portfolio, unless it is posted in a display somewhere in the classroom. Now, there is an easy way to create and share portfolios electronically in a classroom. These e-portfolios are becoming more and more popular, and
Academics and industry workers rally in British cities amid fears that ‘post-truth’ era is devaluing evidence-based researchThousands of scientists, academics and celebrities have marched in cities across the UK to protest at the rise of a “post-truth” era and its threat to academia. The marches, taking place on Earth Day, were part of a global movement that has seen tens of thousands of people around the world march in support
Edtech companies are being started at a staggering rate. Each promises to resolve an issue, transform education, be better than its competitors, and ultimately change the face of education. While these traits may be commendable, there is no doubt that edtech companies are struggling in a market that is over saturated with products and idea. According to TechCo, in 2016, 56% of education startups remained open after 4 years. There
My name is Albert Lin. I am a scientist—and I’ll be speaking at today’s March for Science in Washington D.C. What does it mean to be a scientist? To me, it means being an explorer, going into the unknown, and trying to make sense of it all. Science is the human quest to understand. In 2010—after I finished grad school—I decided to follow my passion,
In this multi-part series, I provide a dissection of the phenomenon of retention and social promotion. Also, I describe the many different methods that would improve student instruction in classrooms and eliminate the need for retention and social promotion if combined effectively. While reading this series, periodically ask yourself this question: Why are educators, parents and the American public complicit in a practice that does demonstrable harm to children and the competitive future of
A regional officer of the National Labor Relations Board ruled in a George Washington University case that the undergraduate advisers are employees with collective-bargaining rights.
With unpaid roles for up to a year being openly advertised, critics claim that only the privileged can afford to accept themWanted: an undergraduate to take a full-time position with a major international fashion retailer. The job will last for a year. The pay? Zero.This fantastic opportunity, available only to those with independent means, wealthy parents and access to free accommodation, was advertised this week by US-based fashion chain Urban
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