How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation
Students who participate in well-planned discussions about controversial issues at school are better prepared for civic participation than those who stay unchallenged within echo chambers.
These Students Speak Perfect Spanglish — And Now They're Learning To Own It
"To be able to speak Spanglish is to be able to say to people that I am Mexican American, and that's OK," says college freshman Angie Bravo.
Up to 3.6 million Students Should be Labeled Gifted, But Aren’t
New report argues that schools are overlooking gifted students who would benefit from services, including large numbers of black and Latino students.
Why It's Imperative We All Learn To Be 'Emotion Scientists'
Emotions affect everything from how well we pay attention to our mental and physical health. And yet many of us never learn to talk about them with specificity. Marc Brackett's work at the Yale Center For Emotional Intelligence is to help people learn to recognize and thus manage their emotions for better life success.
Tips And Tricks Parents Can Use To Nurture a Love of Reading in Kids
Raising kids to love reading often comes down to forming habits, family norms and intrinsic motivation. A lot of it starts by parents modeling their own love of books.