A new book laments the loss of unstructured playtime, holding both parents and teachers responsible. While the difference, it says, between preschool and official school is fast blurring, parents aren’t helping by scheduling so many playdates.
Genetically modified foods and controversy are no strangers. Amid recent public outcry against their potential harm, a group of 109 Nobel laureates are vouching for their safety. An interesting take on a hot topic.
Education has moved beyond the three Rs, and there’s no disagreement over that. What there is a debate about, though, is how to name what lies beyond? “21st-century skill”? “Non-cognitive traits”? Or the good old “character”?