"No Child Left Behind has turned into a timetable for the destruction of American public education," she tells. "I had never imagined that the test would someday be turned into a blunt instrument to close schools — or to say whether teachers are good teachers or not — because I always knew children's test scores are far more complicated than the...
If your teacher were to tell you answer to each question before you know how to solve it, then you would learn little in a class. In a team discussion session, the outcome is the same as above, therefore shortcutting your own thinking process partly or wholly, but this time not by teachers but by other peer students who have been well prepared on their...
Judges at both the federal and state level say that their clerks play a very important role in their chambers. Judicial clerkships are highly coveted since they have such important career implications. Federal clerkships are the hardest to get, but can be very rewarding for one's legal career.
There have been dramatic shifts in approaches, curricula, and the overall MBA experience, all with a decidedly student-centric focus. Media rankings, such as those published by Bloomberg Businessweek, have played an influential role in this transformation by shining a light into an insular academic world, opening it up to scrutiny and...
Social, the buzzword of the moment in Silicon Valley, often masquerades as something meaningful, as an index of human connection in the cold space between computers. For companies, social is synonymous with marketing.
Could a traditional food have pain- and inflammation-reducing effects similar to over the counter pain medicine like ibuprofen? Scientists from Italy, Spain, the U.S. and Australia have discovered that extra virgin olive oil can provide significant health benefits, including the ability to help reduce pain and inflammation.
As their tax rates plummeted, the total income of the richest 400 Americans skyrocketed. In 1995, the combined income of the richest 400 was just over $6 billion. By 2007, the combined income of the richest 400 was almost $23 billion.
Too little or too much sleep can dull the middle-aged brain, a new study suggests. Women and men who change from sleeping six to eight hours per night to getting more or less sleep once middle-age hits score lower on virtually every test measuring cognitive function.
In a certain part of the brain, neurons — called grid cells — actually create internal maps of the outside world. To do this, they need perfectly-timed electrical oscillations from another part of the brain to serve as a sort of neural pacemaker.
As an undergraduate, you need to keep something in mind. The classes you will be taking at the undergraduate level will not differ that much from one establishment to the other. Most of the classes are core classes for your initial steps into the field.