News tagged with education institutions

How school report cards can backfire

In the wake of President Obama's "college scorecard," new research finds that government attempts to grade educational institutions can backfire when done for political or policy purposes.

dateMar 25, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Student-designed robots take on March Madness

( -- Sixty-six national and international high school teams will take their robots to the courts this weekend to compete in the 21st season of the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Robotics
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Better teaching for inquiring minds

Inquiry-based learning is an educational method centred on the investigation of questions, scenarios or problems. It is seen by many as a positive alternative to traditional forms of instruction where students are required ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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