Education

Articles about questioning and young people, especially the role of schools and academia.

Preparing students for a world where questioning is a survival skill

Preparing students for a world where questioning is a survival skill

If we want kids to question more, then we may need to find ways to make the act of questioning both “safe” and “cool.”

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How can we teach kids to question?

How can we teach kids to question?

The Right Question Institute has found that it is indeed possible to teach kids to be better questioners—and, thus, better thinkers. How? Read on….

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Why do kids’ questions fall off a cliff?

Why do kids’ questions fall off a cliff?

Author Daniel Pink comments on the alarming trend of students’ engagement dropping dramatically over the years.

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“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner and Albert Einstein

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A blueprint for reinventing our schools

A blueprint for reinventing our schools

Nikhil Goyal, young author of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, and education and questioning.

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How can questioning help us learn and understand difficult concepts?

How can questioning help us learn and understand difficult concepts?

“How Can They Charge That? (And Other Questions).” Economics professor Robert H. Franks finds that questioning is a key tool in learning that sticks.

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Is knowing obsolete?

Is knowing obsolete?

TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra reframes the way we think about learning.

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How do we put the ‘cool’ in school?

How do we put the ‘cool’ in school?

Tony Danza’s year of teaching.

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Why do we want kids to “sit still” in class?

Why do we want kids to “sit still” in class?

New research says that’s just not a good way to learn.

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