The archive saving home sewing history from the trashThe Verge · 9 min
Sewing patterns are meant to be trashed — or not.
Sewing patterns are meant to be trashed — or not.
Verbal abilities provide benefits in school and in one’s career. Fostering a love for stories and fiction in children should be a high priority.
Americans have spent over 150 years arguing about what kind of history we should teach to our children.
Researchers combed through 19th-century records and found evidence of the species, which joined a menagerie that included Galapagos tortoises and kangaroos.
Here’s a puzzle: why do we neglect and disdain the one vulnerable group we all eventually will join? Beauvoir had an answer.
Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university in New Hampshire, said Monday it will no longer offer loans in its financial aid packages for undergrad students, and instead, replace them with more grants.
“Defeated,” “exhausted,” “overwhelmed” — these were typical responses when The Chronicle asked faculty members how their students were faring. Professors reported widespread anxiety, depression, and a lack of motivation in their classrooms.
Four weeks into the current school year, kindergarten teacher Kristen Wilson assembles her army of Code Masters, a notoriously fidgety group of four- and five-year-olds whose attention she can hold for at most 15 minutes before they wander off to play.
New York’s Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a student manages complicated feelings about transition, their exes, and a new hookup: 22, single, Chicago.
Teachers are some of the most valuable human beings on the planet, and some of them go above and beyond to engage with their students and ensure that they learn. One high school science teacher has done such a good job of this that his students even requested that he start making content on TikTok.
The Habibs are a father-son filmmaking team. Samuel Habib, 21, wants to date, leave home, go away to college. But for Samuel and millions of other young adults with disabilities, the path beyond public school and into adulthood is difficult to navigate.
UVALDE, Texas — The teacher came to her door Wednesday evening, eyes puffy from hours of crying and almost no sleep. “What do you want me to say?” she asked a reporter. “That I can’t eat? That all I hear are their voices screaming? And I can’t help them?”
Protactile began as a movement for autonomy and a system of tactile communication. Now, some linguists argue, it is becoming a language of its own.
A wave of departures, many of them by mid-career scientists, calls attention to widespread discontent in universities
Millions took out student loans for programs they did not complete. For some, debt cancellation would be life-changing. For others, it would hardly make a dent. Michael Chaney just couldn’t pass algebra.
Last week, the Biden administration announced a sweeping initiative to enact billions of dollars in automatic student loan cancellation for over half a million borrowers. The Education Department characterized the student loan forgiveness initiative as one of its largest in history.
I began teaching in 2000. As the rise of school violence mirrored my teaching trajectory, I began receiving more and more training on how to keep my students safe. I was told to lock the doors. Move students away from windows. Be silent. Check your email.
At this rate it’ll become infamous.
Early recruiting—before students and prospective employers see how they take to business school—reflects the fierce competition for fresh talent in consultingThe Class of 2022 represents the most in-demand college graduates to enter the job market in years.
In an attempt to democratize schools, the city is focusing less on grades, attendance and test scores. Instead, it relies heavily on a lottery. Ginia Bellafante writes the Big City column, a weekly commentary on the politics, culture and life of New York City.
Welcome to another week of Dear Duolingo, an advice column just for language learners. Catch up on past installments here. Hi, learners! 👋 Can you believe it’s almost June?! In the U.S., June marks Pride Month, which celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community.
At the Mass Casualty Commission in Nova Scotia last week – a wide-ranging review of the killing of 22 people in the province two years ago – the question of police training arose during a roundtable discussion.
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate However, it’s unclear exactly how much the change in admissions policy factored into the rise in Ds and Fs among Lowell’s ninth graders, compared to other possible factors such as the pandemic.
An unsettling glimpse at the digitization of education.