Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Social Sciences, not Engineering, to Solve our Problems

Recep Şentürk is the director general and dean of graduate studies at the Alliance of Civilizations Institute at Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University, Istanbul,...
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Jane Sanders Has Some Harsh Words for Our Public Education System | The Nation

Interviewer: How would you describe progressive education? Pretty much under John Dewey. Just having the students have more of a say in what it is they want...

For First Time Ever, A Majority of People Identify as ‘Global Citizens’ 

People around the world are increasingly identifying as global citizens, according to a new BBC poll that shines a light on changing attitudes about...
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Speaking is Difficult — Field of Vision- a Short Film Reliving America’s Mass-Shootings

Five years of an American crisis: Speaking is Difficult tells a cumulative history that is both unbearable and inevitable. https://youtu.be/98K_-PXPefo Source: Speaking is Difficult —...

Retrofitting Suburbia: Communities Innovate Their Way Out of Sprawl 

The suburbs have lost a lot of luster in the past 70 years. What was once hailed as a refreshing alternative to the grittiness...

Studies Show Austerity Policies Exacerbate US Suicide Epidemic

According to a new study from the National Center for Health Statistics, the suicide rate in the United States has risen dramatically over the...

The Scam of Charter Schools Starts to Show Cracks in New Orleans

As the April 27 Baton Rouge Advocate reported:The House Education Committee voted 11-2 to advance legislation that would transfer control of 52 public schools — all charters —...

Students Invented Gloves That Can Translate Sign Language Into Speech And Text

Two undergraduate students at the University of Washington have worked to invent a new way to communicate. Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor won a...

Acute aerobic exercise helps overcome emotion regulation deficits – Cognition and Emotion –

Moderate aerobic exercise may help attenuate negative emotions for participants initially experiencing regulatory difficulties. This study contributes to the literature on aerobic exercise’s therapeutic...
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