New research finds that computers are most effective as teaching tools when used sparingly, and to teach kids at certain ages specific subjects.
Circle up and grab a talking stick—it could save schools from violent outbursts.
Research finds exposing students in a massive open online course to the best of their peers' work lowers their grades and increases dropout rates.
Teachers receive salary and pension benefits later in their careers, which works to the advantage of many, including the unions that lead them, but this rewards structure could be keeping lots of talented individuals out of the classrooms.
Teachers and administrators do not talk enough with students about race or the harm caused by racist language. And that allows it to persist unchecked.
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.