Tag: education

Kids are onto something: Homework might actually be bad

When you’re a kid, your stance on homework is generally pretty simple: It’s the worst. When it comes to educators, parents, and school administrators, however, the topic gets a lot more complicated.  Collective educational enthusiasm toward homework has ebbed and flowed throughout the 20th century in the US. School districts began abolishing homework in the […]

Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?

Barnett Berry is a professor of education at the University of South Carolina. This story was originally featured on The Conversation. 1. What are microschools? As their name suggests, microschools, which serve K-12 students, are very small schools that typically serve 10 to 15 students, but sometimes as many as 150. They can have very different […]