After increasing reports of schools violating their students’ privacy by searching through their phones, facebook messages and other personal areas of the digital world, a judge has recently re-affirmed 20 years of decisions by ruling that requiring a student to give up their Facebook or email passwords is a violation of first amendment rights. A […]
Previously, we discussed Aaron Reedy’s innovative introduction of meaningful academic research into high school science classes. I thought it would be interesting to touch on another area of his expertise. Earlier this year, Reedy gave a TED talk about teaching high school students about evolution. More specifically, Reedy discussed his approach to teaching how we […]
Aaron Reedy – along with a select few high schools across the nation – has done something previously thought impossible. His high school students have completed important, significant scientific research. In this article, Reedy talks about how he rebuilt his biology class from the ground up in order to do meaningful research, ultimately publishing a […]
This article showcases how innovative education in Maine will help fill the gap between the skills employers need and the skills those entering the workforce have. I think it’s interesting to note that even though this opinion piece discusses the unique situation facing Maine’s high schools and their students, you can draw parallels to the […]
A ticking time bomb of American debt.