Harvard Chan School’s Joseph Allen gives America an “F” on school reopening efforts, and says we’re in danger of losing thousands of virtual dropouts and wasting mild late summer/early autumn weather we could use to boost in-person learning.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~15 min
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An initiative seeks to make scientists and their work more relatable to young students to promote STEM diversity.
July 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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Study shows that students learn more when taking part in classrooms that employ active-learning strategies
A new Harvard study shows that, though students felt like they learned more from traditional lectures, they actually learned more when taking part in active-learning classrooms.
Sept. 4, 2019 • ~8 min
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