Why Geography Should Make a Comeback in K-12

Education World – Navindra Persaud “Geography used to be a subject that was taught throughout the nation but somewhere along the line it got put on the back burner. Now, in California, educators are finding ways to bring the subject back and their methods...

Shockingly Few Students Are Proficient In U.S. History

The Huffington Post – Joy Resmovits “Students posted relatively low scores on national exams in civics, history and geography in 2014, no better on average than in 2010 and slightly improved from 1994. The tests are the subject exams of the National...

The Savvy Parent’s Shopping Guide For Earth Day 2015

Forbes – Jenn Choi “I see Earth Day more like a birthday. Every year, as we learn more about how much more we have to do, making this day a happy one becomes even more challenging. However, depression isn’t very productive and thus, this year, for my own...

Global Challenges Drive Need for International Awareness

The Huffington Post – Dr. Scott D. Miller “The shrinking nature of the globe through the interdependence of national economies, the advance of terrorism, and common threats facing the world’s environmental systems, among many other factors, makes a...

Parent says no mush for his first-grader

The Washington Post – Jay Mathews “His complaint was not about the teacher but what was being taught. The first-grade social studies and science curriculum seemed to him “extremely weak.” The parents’ guide said history lessons would focus on “differences...

Pupils returning to traditional subjects, says exam board chief

The Guardian – Richard Adams “The resurgence of pupils taking traditional subjects such as geography and science is being driven by young people becoming “much clearer” about what they want to do with their lives, according to the head of the...