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Tech and the Future of Education

Technology. It’s reshaping nearly every facet of our lives. From commerce to agriculture, communication, the media, trade and travel: our world is being remade by the digital age. The future of education is altering too: tech is affecting […]
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The Scarcity of Sleep in Our School System

Despite the countless detrimental effects of sleep deprivation, the school system continues to implement this damaging structure, whereby students (specifically high school students) wake up at six in the morning, are expected to be wide awake […]
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A Strong Case for Uncommon Learning

It is not that our students are actually learning differently per se, but the environment in which they are learning is dramatically different – Sheninger, xi Today’s schools are challenged with new demands of a global […]
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Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

Every year, a host of students come from all over the globe to attend a school exchange program in the United States. If you’ve chosen to host an exchange student, prepare for a life-changing experience that […]
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To Flip or Not to Flip? That is the Question!

Canadian philosopher and author Marshall McLuhan introduced the popular phrase “the medium is the message” in his groundbreaking book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man in 1964. McLuhan suggested that mediums carry more than just a message, […]
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Do You Want to Ditch Your Textbook?

Teacher: “Please open your textbook to page 131. Let’s read the introduction paragraph together, then you will read the rest of the chapter to yourself, answering the questions on page 135 on your own sheet of […]