How do we reinvent education? These TED Talks explore the latest thinking — from teachers, parents, kids — on how to build a better school. The subject involves other areas of study, including humanities, natural sciences, and the social sciences. The separation of the education department into two has made the situation worse, because accountability is now further diluted. A great article reminding us all what’s really important when bringing up children. I especially agree with limiting screen time and encouraging physical activity.

This is a very silly question and a simple one to answer. Go to NY City and you see homeless people. Or in Newark NJ’s airport. The answer to why they don’t just get jobs can’t be oversimplified. Doing, thinking, feeling, and acting—as a student of psychology, you will get to study all aspects of human behavior. You will learn not only about the general characteristics of human behavior, but also about the differences.

There will be fewer free baby sitters”, more parental involvement and, in the end, perhaps a return to the standard family structure we have enjoyed in the past. That seems really right. My school is very academically oriented, and the most imp thing … Read more