Should Student Success Include Happiness?

The Huffington Post – Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D. & Peter Brunn, M.A. “Student success today is defined by getting a job. The Common Core State Standards aim to make students career-ready — and the U.S. Department of Education’s mission is to...

The Gap Between School And Work Is Becoming A Chasm

Forbes – Nick Morrison “It has always been tricky to negotiate the leap from education to employment, but a new report suggests the gap between school and work is becoming a chasm. According to the organization representing the leading western economies,...

Changing the Mindset of Education: Every Learner is Unique

The Huffington Post – Smart Parents Series “Stanford researcher Carol Dweck, in studying motivation and perseverance, found that children can be separated into two categories: those with a fixed mindset believe that their successes are a result of their...

More Support, Starting Young Draws Women in Computer Science

Education News – Kristin Decarr “Colleges and universities across the country are hard at work coming up with ways to make the field of computer science more appealing to women. Currently in the United States, universities and technology companies are only...

Compulsory second languages for Waitaki?

Stuff.co.nz – NICOLA WOLFE “Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world, by number of native speakers, followed by Spanish and then English. The percentage of the global population that grew up speaking English as its first language is also thought...