Can Radio Really Educate?
In the 1920s, radio was an exciting new mass medium. It was known for providing entertainment, but educators wondered if it could also be used for education.
Are We Spoiling Our Kids with Too Much Praise?
Is the “gold medal for all” approach fueling a generation of narcissists?
Yas Queen! It’s the Spelling Reform School for Wayward Words
Debates over English spelling reform have existed for centuries.
Our Obsession with Orphans: A Short History from Jane Eyre to Annie
Little Orphan Annie is the latest in a sequence of pop culture foundlings, but America’s orphans of the Great Depression weren’t endearing at all.
The Surprisingly Long History of School Lunch as Teaching Tool
Research behind the history of school lunch.