January 21, 2019

The Science of Learning and Development

The research is clear: Strong relationships with educators help students develop the cognitive skills they need to learn and thrive.
April 18, 2018

Gaming to Re-engage Boys in Learning

 by Ali Carr-Chellman In her talk, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing […]
February 8, 2018

War on Boys

by Christina Hoff Sommers What ever happened to letting “boys be boys?” Take these two cases: In one, a seven-year-old boy was sent home for nibbling a Pop Tart into […]
April 30, 2015

Gender Differences in Education

Christina Sommers speaks at the Idea City 2010 “If boys are in trouble, it’s a women’s issue – we’re all in trouble.” Christina Sommers talks about the effects of a […]
April 30, 2015

How Games Make Kids Smarter

Do kids these days have short attention spans, or does the world just move too slow? Gabe Zichermann suggests that today’s video games are making children smarter — and we […]