Inside School Discipline in Mississippi
Building Bridges Between the Western and Arab Worlds
Inside Oyler: A Conversation with Amy Scott
Learning to Breathe
Can mindfulness reduce children's behavior and emotional challenges in school? That's what one district in Rockland County, N.Y. tried to find out.
Is the Growth Mindset Craze Overblown?
Last week on the podcast, we ran a story about âgrowth mindset,â an incredibly popular educational concept having to do with motivation and self-esteem. But some people believe the craze over mindset is overblown. This week we hear from a critic.
Helping Students Adopt a "Growth Mindset"
When students are struggling to find an answer in school, itâs tempting for teachers to want to jump in and help them right away. But research shows that a little struggle - or even a little failure - can be good for students to learn how overcome challenges.
The Rising Cost of Extracurriculars
Sports have long been an avenue for low-income students to get scholarships to college, but that might not be an option if the cost of after-school sports and activities continues to rise.
Wikipedia's Bum Rap
Wikipedia has gotten a lot of flak over the years for being inaccurate and untrustworthy. But in 2010, Wikimedia, the global movement behind Wikipedia, began recruiting professors from major U.S. universities to assign the work of editing Wikipedia articles to their students.
A Visit From the Church Lady
Back in the 1960s, the Supreme Court declared it was unconstitutional for public schools to sponsor organized prayer and bible readings, but today there are still groups who say religious lessons belong in public school programs.
Teaching Black Lives Matter
In November, a new social studies book about the Black Lives Matter movement will be available for middle school and high school students nationwide. While no one has had a chance to read the book yet, the idea is stirring controversy and curiosity.
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