Right-wing academics feel threatened & censored at UK universities, says think tank demanding change

Europe/United Kingdom/09-08-2020/Author and Source: www.rt.com Academic freedom in the UK is in peril, with universities increasingly hostile to right-wing views, a new study claims. Complaints about campus bias and ‘cancel culture’ are 10 a penny, but this one carries more weight than most. “Britain’s universities are world-leading. Yet there is growing concern that academic freedom […]

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American university students are coddled, thin-skinned snowflakes, and social media is to blame

By: Robert Bridge The explosion of ‘cancel culture’ and the social justice mindset on college campuses across the US was inspired by social media, where the idea of creating digital ‘safe spaces’ without ‘trolls’ has invaded the real world. For those born around 1995, this column will likely be filed away under the heading: ‘Aging […]

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How to Plan and Implement Continuous Improvement In Schools

USA / May 20, 2018 / Author: Katrina Schwartz / Source: KQED News In the classroom, good teachers constantly test small changes to class activities, routines, and workflow. They observe how students interact with the material, identify where they trip up and adjust as they go. This on-the-fly problem solving is so common in classrooms […]

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Meet the 2018 Teacher of the Year Honored by Trump the White House Doesn’t Want You to Hear (Audio)

USA / May 13, 2018 / Democracy Now When Mandy Manning received her 2018 Teacher of the Year award at the White House Wednesday, the press was barred from her speech, and President Trump did not mention who she teaches: immigrant and refugee children. While she was at the White House, Manning handed President Donald […]

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USA: Corey Robin: Striking Teachers Are “Real Resistance” to “Incoherent” Republicans and “Gutted” Dems (Audio)

USA / April 22, 2018 / Democracy Now     In the continuing teachers’ rebellion sweeping the U.S., dozens of Oklahoma teachers have completed a 7-day, 110-mile march from Tulsa to the state capital Oklahoma City. Public schools across Tulsa and Oklahoma City remain closed as thousands of teachers continue their strike for education funding […]

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Lærere demonstrerer for høyere lønn i flere delstater i USA

USA / 8. april 2018 / Forfatter: Redaksjonell stab / Kilde: utdanningsnytt Mange skoler er stengt for andre dag på rad i delstaten Oklahoma i USA tirsdag. I Kentucky har lærere protestert i delstatsforsamlingens bygning. Delstaten besluttet forrige uke å øke lærerlønningene med mellom 15 og 18 prosent, men mange lærere i Oklahoma sier dette ikke er nok. […]

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