From New York Times Education: A Bubble for Your Thoughts? Not for Long

By INYOUNG KANG In May, ACT Inc. announced its test will go digital. Is it the end of the No. 2 pencil and the bubbles on a standardized-test answer sheet? Published: August 1, 2013 at 02:00PM from NYT Education http://nyti.ms/2ldFz5o Sign up for Frankie's newsletter and get a free Professor Molly story Blog  | Facebook … Continue reading From New York Times Education: A Bubble for Your Thoughts? Not for Long

From New York Times Education: A Bubble for Your Thoughts? Not for Long

By INYOUNG KANG In May, ACT Inc. announced its test will go digital. Is it the end of the No. 2 pencil and the bubbles on a standardized-test answer sheet? Published: August 1, 2013 at 02:00PM from NYT Education http://nyti.ms/2ldFz5o Sign up for Frankie's newsletter and get a free Professor Molly story Blog  | Facebook … Continue reading From New York Times Education: A Bubble for Your Thoughts? Not for Long

From New York Times Education: How to Live Wisely

By RICHARD J. LIGHT What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home. Published: July 30, 2015 at 02:00PM from NYT Education http://nyti.ms/2ldslFT Sign up for Frankie's newsletter and get a free Professor Molly story Blog  | Facebook  | … Continue reading From New York Times Education: How to Live Wisely

From New York Times Education: How to Live Wisely

By RICHARD J. LIGHT What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home. Published: July 30, 2015 at 02:00PM from NYT Education http://nyti.ms/2ldslFT Sign up for Frankie's newsletter and get a free Professor Molly story Blog  | Facebook  | … Continue reading From New York Times Education: How to Live Wisely

Too-engaging lecturers can breed overconfidence

"Eloquent and engaging scientific communicators in the mould of physicist Brian Cox make learning seem fun and easy. So much so that a new study says they risk breeding overconfidence. When a presenter is seen to handle complicated information effortlessly, students sense wrongly that they too have acquired a firm grasp of the material." See, … Continue reading Too-engaging lecturers can breed overconfidence