Monthly Archives: January 2018

Marijuana at school: Loss of concentration, risk of psychosis

Marijuana at school: Loss of concentration, risk of psychosis

One of the enduring myths about marijuana is that it is “harmless” and can be safely used by teens. Many high school teachers would beg to disagree, and consider the legalization of marijuana to be the biggest upcoming challenge in and around schools. And the evidence is on their side. As an education researcher, I […] … learn more→

No platforming needs no reforming

No platforming needs no reforming

The UK’s Office for Students was launched this month, with more headlines about its mission to crack down on universities that permit the “no platforming” of controversial speakers. Unmoved by protests from universities that students’ unions are legally independent bodies, Jo Johnson, the universities and science minister at the time, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on […] … learn more→

Education Departments are frauds

Education Departments are frauds

I’ve written before of the huge influx of Education professors on campus. According to admin, people with Education degrees can teach everything. Admin measures teaching by how high the grades are and how many students pass, and by this standard, yes, Educationists are good teachers. However, my investigation of these people showed that they generally […] … learn more→

Sustainable shopping: how to stay green when buying white goods

Sustainable shopping: how to stay green when buying white goods

Most of us have a range of white goods in our homes. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, common appliances include refrigerators (in 99.9% of homes), washing machines (97.8%) and air conditioners (74.0%). Just over half of Australian households have a dishwasher, and a similar number have a clothes dryer. These white goods provide a […] … learn more→

Educators fiercely divided by smartphones in the classroom

Educators fiercely divided by smartphones in the classroom

The debate of smartphone use within classrooms is a heated one, with the two sides appear to have unyielding stances in favor or against them and the new research has merged has keep the fire of this is a complex, ongoing discussion roaring. What are the advantages of having smartphones available in classrooms, and are […] … learn more→

Lifelong learning? Part-time undergraduate provision is in crisis

Lifelong learning? Part-time undergraduate provision is in crisis

The UK Labour Party’s proposed National Education Service seeks to integrate the disparate parts of the education system by providing services from the cradle to the grave. It incorporates an education system that offers opportunities for people to upskill and reskill over their lifetime by providing free lifelong learning. According to the party, this “will […] … learn more→

Writing downunder

Writing downunder

You could be wondering where to get the best custom essay writing service in Australia to trust with all your academic work. Having been in search of the same for many years, I can’t agree more that it is tiresome and confusing to find the best of the writing service. My worries ended when I […] … learn more→

Are you a high earner? Make sure you tend to your banking needs

Are you a high earner? Make sure you tend to your banking needs

Some will say that high earners have different banking needs than most regular savings account holders. High earners require personalized services to help them manage their wealth and investments. If you are a high earner, do you tend to your banking needs? Private Banking High earners or the rich, should consider private banking options. Here, […] … learn more→

Putting the experiment back in the experimental sites initiative

Putting the experiment back in the experimental sites initiative

A little-noticed provision in the recently released PROSPER Act–a Higher Education Act reauthorization proposal from House Education and the Workforce Committee Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC)–attempted to solve a long-running flaw at the Department of Education. For years, the Department has launched and run and wound down experiments within the federal financial aid program, without ever […] … learn more→