Every teacher is obligated to devote teaching time to direct test prep.
With our increasingly global 21st century making the traditional college quadrangle look a little parochial, the Minerva vision is an intriguing development.
Tyrants are undone and liberty is won with a good question. We need to build this capacity in ourselves and the people around us.
Here are 9 ways to change your behavior so you can be more productive.
I tried something new this week on the first day of my spring term humanities seminar. Rather than hand out the syllabus and introduce the themes and texts coming up, I asked my students to think back over the past few months and identify Big Ideas To Hold On To from the fall semester: concepts ...
Valentines Day is fast approaching, Praxis readers, and you don’t want to be caught without a date. With Internet romance sites catering to virtually every interest — Christian Mingle for New Testament followers (“Find God’s match for you”), Red State Date for Republicans (“Find your Running Mate ...
So you want to be Henry Rollins, kid? Bad news. The job’s already taken. The good news is that following Henry’s three golden rules gives you strong odds of success on your own, unique path as an artist/entrepreneur – the one that only you can carve out.
The London-based School of Life’s Bibliotherapy program has a growing fan-base among Londoners who appreciate its relatively low-cost, non-medicalized approach to the anxieties that are characteristic of modern life.
What happens when you do make it to the top of your field, only to find that it’s not exactly what you’d expected or been told to expect?
Trying and failing is much more interesting that playing it safe and consistently succeeding.
More or less anybody who has ever done anything newsworthy can cite, as Henry Rollins can, some turning point at which they made a risky decision that paid off, and a lifelong sense of mission not easily derailed by minor failures.
We expect works of art to enlighten us, and we expect science to enlighten us -- yet the two fields are frequently regarded as separate, distinct entities which we respond to using different areas of the brain. Are those distinctions are arbitrary?
The regime of standardized testing in the nation's public schools is expanding. Soon, children as young as 5 will devote weeks of the school year to preparing and sitting for multiple-choice exams. What is a parent to do?
The great surge of modernization in the ancient land of India is generating enormous stress for the multitudes who are striving to cash in on the new opportunities for prosperity.
Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Robert Greenberg -- pianist, music historian, and author of How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart. He is currently music historian-in-residence with San Francisco Performances and serves as the resident composer and music ...