The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

What Is The Viability Of A Two State Solution?

“Former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Israeli Professor Alon Tal explored the complexities and potential of a two-state solution through a model of civil discourse.”

Bodywide Molecular Changes Linked To Exercise

“They noted that the expression of 22 genes changed with exercise in all six of the tissues they focused on. Many of these genes were involved in what are known as heat shock pathways, which stabilize the structure of proteins when cells undergo stress including changes in temperature (feel that burn?), infection or tissue remodeling […]


Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson


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