Tag: education

Should Walmart Have Included Guns In A Back-to-School Display?

When Twitter user and editor of website The Opposition @JordanUHL tweeted out a photo showing an “Own the school year like a hero” sign above...

Live Dissections At The Zoo: Educational Or Just Cruel?

Ideally, zoos are places that provide a sanctuary for endangered species and an environment where people can experience the wonder and majesty of animals...

4 Reasons American Parents Are Less Happy Than Their European Counterparts

Studies on happiness and parenthood abound. One study finds that parenthood, on average, is more happiness-stealing than the death of a loved one. Another...

6 Disadvantages Of Going To College

A college education can be a great option for mature adults with a clear idea of what they would like to accomplish in school...

High Schools Are Failing Our Kids. Why?

According to a report released by the ACT testing service, more than 60 percent of 2012 high school students were not prepared for college....

America Is Dead Last In This Educational Ranking

The National Center for Education Statistics reports that Americans are woefully behind in basic skills: US participants in the study ranked below average in...

5 Effects Video Games May Have On Your Brain

It's no secret that many of today's youth are crazy about video games — and many adults echo this sentiment. From cell phones to...

5 Fun Space Facts Schoolkids Know But You Don’t

Fourth-grade astronomy is no joke, especially given that scientists are learning more about our planet, solar system and universe all the time. Though every...

7 Reasons Conventional Schooling May Not Be Best for Our Children

Sit down, be quiet, stay still, do what you’re told. This is what we learn during the years we are in school — the...

10 Leading Eco-Schools Changing How America’s Youth Learns

From coast to coast, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has taken a close look at some of the nation’s most environmentally minded schools. The...
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