Tag: Schools

The importance of affirming student identity | Jeewan Chanicka
The importance of affirming student identity | Jeewan Chanicka

Public education, designed during the industrial age, was developed with a factory model in mind. Despite significant advances, very little has changed. I’ve spent the last twenty years as an educator, a teacher, principal, superintendent, […] Read More

Teaching in the US vs. the rest of the world
Teaching in the US vs. the rest of the world

This is Anna. She just graduated from college in the United States. And this is Sophia. She also just graduated from college in Finland. Anna and Sophia both want to be middle school teachers. But […] Read More

Teacher Education Program
Teacher Education Program

My name is Jenna Haake. I just graduated with my masters from Boston College in moderate special needs. This past year, I spent my time as an intern at the Countryside School in Newton working […] Read More

Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!
Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

Now, if President Obama invited me to be the next Czar of Mathematics, then I would have a suggestion for him that I think would vastly improve the mathematics education in this country. And it […] Read More

Race to the Top for Education Reform
Race to the Top for Education Reform

The President: Hello, everybody. You guys look really cute in those chairs. (Laughter.) I am pleased to be joined today by my outstanding Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, at Graham Road Elementary School, one of Virginia’s […] Read More

Salute to Teachers
Salute to Teachers
Teachers & Teens Swap Snacks
Teachers & Teens Swap Snacks
Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education | HarvardX on edX | About Video
Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education | HarvardX on edX | About Video

I’m Paul Peterson. I’m the director of the education policy and governance program at Harvard University. Clearly, the US educational system needs to do better by its next generation of students so that they can […] Read More

Religious Rights in Education
Religious Rights in Education

In 2011, a consortium of European researchers conducted research on the manner in which educational law is applied to regulate religious rights in state-funded schools. In particular, the research reviewed the accommodation of Islam in […] Read More

Students schooled up in money skills
Students schooled up in money skills