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Using Computers Widens the Achievement Gap in Writing, a Federal Study Finds
Using Computers Widens the Achievement Gap in Writing, a Federal Study Finds
Can elementary school children show off their best writing on a computer? The research arm of the U.S. Department of Education was curious to learn just that. In 2012 it handed out laptop computers to more than 10,000 fourth-graders and asked them to c...
How Parents and Teachers Can Nurture the 'Quiet Power' of Introverts
How Parents and Teachers Can Nurture the 'Quiet Power' of Introverts
When Susan Cain wrote "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" in 2012, it was a big success. The book made the cover of Time magazine, spent weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and was the subject of one of the most...
Gifted Programs Are Segregating Schools Further
Gifted Programs Are Segregating Schools Further
When North Carolina public schools were fully desegregated in 1972, many believed access to education for black and minority students would increase — and for a while it did. North Carolina began making sure people demographics of schools were mo...