teaching the kids

Embedded education.

“Learning no longer lives on an individual platform. Rather, learning happens everywhere. We’re entering a new age of “Embedded Education.” | learn more

teaching the kids

Why successful children don’t innovate.

The author makes an evolutionary case to explain why human children are particularly bad at innovating. Quote from a recent paper he cites: “A decade ago, now-seminal work showed that children are strikingly unskilled at simple tool innovation. Since then, […]

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Why we stopped making Einsteins.

“I think the most depressing fact about humanity is that during the 2000s most of the world was handed essentially free access to the entirety of knowledge and that didn’t trigger a golden age.” The article makes the case for […]

teaching the kids

College: how to make the most of it.

A ton of good advice for students in here. “Signaling is the only good reason to go. Still, once you’re on campus, you might as well make the most of it. I’ve been in college non-stop for the last 33 years, and […]

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The history of homework

“Homework is long-standing education staple, one that many students hate with a fiery passion. We can’t really blame them, especially if it’s a primary source of stress that can result in headaches, exhaustion, and lack of sleep. … It makes […]