- (Il)literacy | Harvard Graduate School of Education
“[A] mother’s literacy skills, even at a basic level, translate into healthier kids” because “a couple of years in the classroom as young girls ma[kes] a difference in what [is] used later, as mothers, to make informed health choices for their children”.
- Last Words of the Tiger of Malaya, General Yamashita Tomoyuki | The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
It would’ve been interesting to have learnt this in secondary school, from a critical-thinking perspective.
- 25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently | TeachThought
Every single tip is true.
- The Writing Revolution | The Atlantic
“‘The thing is, kids need a formula, at least at first, because what we are asking them to do is very difficult. So God, let’s stop acting like they should just know how to do it. Give them a formula! Later, when they understand the rules of good writing, they can figure out how to break them.'”
- Kurt Vonnegut’s 1967 Advice to a New Teacher at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop | Slate
And finally, it always helps to have advice based on empirical research.