by Ava Arsaga, Parent Cortical Mass
What is education for? Is it to fill the employee pipeline, or to assure a prepared citizenry for democracy, or to inspire a deeper understanding of ourselves and our world? A Common Core controversy roils over the fiction/non-fiction ratio in reading materials. What exactly is on the high school reading list? Top researcher on failure, Sian Beilock, reveals her science-backed secret about what to do when you screw-up. Do you perpetrate neuroscience untruthiness? Resolve to stop.