The Atlantic: MIT Online vs. Your Local College--How Will Web Learning Stack Up?
Harvard Magazine: Twilight of the Lecture--The trend toward “active learning” may overthrow the style of teaching that has ruled universities for 600 years.

You Need To Learn How To Program--Make a free weekly coding lesson your New Year’s resolution.

What is College For?

NYT: From Finland, an Intriguing School-Reform Model

Hearing Bilingual--How Babies Sort Out Language

Is there a genius in all of us?

NYT: Online Learning, Personalized--Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach with Classrooms






Why Innovation Can't Fix America's Classrooms

NYT: Sorry, Strivers--Talent Matters

NYT: Willpower--It’s in Your Head

NYT: The Hoarder in You--It’s Time to Say Goodbye to All That Stuff

NYT Op: The Power of Positive Coaching

America Needs Broadly Educated Citizens, Even Anthropologists--The president of Arizona State University explains why Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s emphasis on practical education is short-sighted.

IQ 'can change in teenage years'
How Can You Increase Your IQ? Stay in school (or just play some memory games).

My Family’s Experiment in Extreme Schooling: Three American siblings attend an experimental school in Moscow where instruction is only in Russian and classes are videotaped to improve teaching.


No evidence that single-sex schools are better than coed Lots of disagreement with the article in the comments section



NYT Opinion: The Trouble With Homework Interesting. So how much homework do our students do, and how can we make them do more productive homework?

NYT Op-Ed: How to Stop the Drop in Verbal Scores

NYT Opinion: Delay Kindergarten at Your Child’s Peril

NYT Opinion: Egghead and Blockheads

The Question-Driven Life: Interesting bio or profile example

The Kids Are Not All Right: students can examine how to make the support stronger for this article / look for logical fallacies like begging the question

Salman Khan, Founder of Khan Academy--His folksy lectures are revolutionizing how kids learn math and science.
http://www.khanacademy.org/
http://www.khanacademy.org/video/statistics--the-average?playlist=Statistics

Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade

How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit

Not your imagination--Kids today really are less creative, study says

Can a Playground Be Too Safe?

Internet Use Affects Memory, Study Finds

Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas

Speaking Up in Class, Silently, Using Social Media: A small but growing cadre of educators is trying to exploit Twitter-like technology to enhance classroom discussion.

The Bilingual Advantage: Interview with Ellen Bialystok. By CLAUDIA DREIFUS: Among other benefits, the regular use of two languages appears to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms.

Your So-Called Education: NY Times op-ed.

Coaching and Much More for Chinese Students Looking to U.S.