“In 2018, 141 US colleges and universities offered varsity esports programs, 75 more than in 2017.”
“Vision… Culture… Transparency… System-wide alignment.”
“The findings underscore the importance of having reached a basic knowledge level to be able to read and comprehend texts across different subjects.”
“Creating an institution around the idea of constant and continuous reinvention is a challenging concept for most academics (such as myself) to get our heads around… Actually living in an environment where ideas around innovation are rapidly translated into action feels – well – a bit risky.”
“Whether they crack open a book three times a month or every night without fail, all respondents said doing so promotes relaxation, reduces stress, induces sleep, centers the mind, and improves sleep quality.”
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