Education

Why We Need to Have More Critical Conversations About Social and Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has picked up steam in the past few decades. Recent surveys show widespread support of SEL skills from parents, teachers and school administrators, and more…

Why Are Some Parents Trying to Take School Library Databases Offline?

In 2018, 650,000 students in Utah lost access to the library database EBSCO for nearly a month, after a group of parents claimed the tool showed indecent content to children.…

Job

4 people data mistakes you’re making in the employee lifecycle

But if we move past the main reasons for our fear – legal concerns, distrust, and privacy – there’s still a prevailing issue: we don’t really know what to do…

Food

Culture

The Chemist Alice Ball Pioneered a Treatment for Leprosy in 1915–And Then Others Took Credit for It

It’s bittersweet whenever a pioneering, long overlooked female scientist is finally given the recognition she deserves, especially so when the scientist in question is a person of color. Chemist Alice…

The 100 Greatest Films of All Time According to 1,639 Film Critics & 480 Directors: See the Results of the Once-a-Decade Sight and Sound Poll

Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles is a three-and-a-half hour film in which nothing happens. That, in any case, will be the description offered by many who…

Research

The Chemist Alice Ball Pioneered a Treatment for Leprosy in 1915–And Then Others Took Credit for It

It’s bittersweet whenever a pioneering, long overlooked female scientist is finally given the recognition she deserves, especially so when the scientist in question is a person of color. Chemist Alice…

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