A new study by Temple University and American University released today find that teachers from grade school to college are being stymied in their efforts to teach critical thinking and media literacy, because ignorance about copyright laws and fear of legal action is keeping them from using ads, music, articles and videos to develop innovative teaching materials. Read the press release.
September 13, 2016 - From The Field
Grants totaling $700,000 will be used to create innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in the 21st century. Read More
August 16, 2016 - From The Field
A reporting and education project by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting uses the stories of six people to provide a comprehensive account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be. Read More
July 11, 2016 - From The Field
FrameWorks Institute conducted a study on communicating effectively about the need for early STEM education and reshaping some entrenched cultural beliefs so people are more likely to understand the need and support this type of education Read More