Is It Time To Ban Computers From Classrooms?
NPR: Every semester, college instructors face a choice: whether to restrict the use of laptops and other devices in their classrooms or to, instead, let students decide for themselves. And for classrooms that do allow
Why kids can learn more from tales of fantasy than realism
aeon: Children have a lot of learning to do. Arguably, this is the purpose of childhood: to provide children with protected time so that they can focus on learning how to communicate, how the world
PCSAS Accreditation Is Recognized by Veterans Health Administration
The single largest employer and trainer of clinical psychologists, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has announced that students and graduates of programs accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) are eligible
A Small Fix in Mind-Set Can Keep Students in School
The Wall Street Journal: Education is the engine of social mobility and equality. But that engine has been sputtering, especially for the children who need help the most. Minority and disadvantaged children are especially likely
Tutors See Stereotypes and Gender Bias in SAT. Testers See None of the Above.
The New York Times: In an annual ritual, hundreds of thousands of students took the SAT this spring as they made their first steps toward applying to college. But they were not the only ones
The War on Stupid People
The Atlantic: As recently as the 1950s, possessing only middling intelligence was not likely to severely limit your life’s trajectory. IQ wasn’t a big factor in whom you married, where you lived, or what others