Tag archive for ‘Education’
Martin Danenberg On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

BLOG / Divorce DeVos and Trump

  Four Critical Things was sent to lots of people, including the office of Senator Ted Cruz in Texas. There has been no reply from that office. It would appear to me that school vouchers and charter schools are More...

Ynet News On Friday, January 19th, 2018

The Secret Activity of Israeli Shin Bet in Arab Schools

April 16, 1978. A number of shadowy figures step into Education Minister Zevulun Hammer’s office. Only few people at the ministry know the men are part of Israel’s Shin Bet covert domestic security More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Trump and the Triumph of Anti-Reason

    By Louis Rene Beres From the beginning of his presidency, Donald Trump has remained determinedly anti-intellectual. Taken by itself, such a misconceived stance is hardly unprecedented in American More...

Michael Tobin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Teaching the Fullness of Mathematics

Every fall, here in the United States, we lament the woeful underpreparedness of entering college freshmen in the field of mathematics. Proverbial stories abound of students overfilling classes called “College More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Sleepovers With Stuffed Animals Help Children Learn to Read

  Sending stuffed animals for a sleepover at the library encourages children to read with them, even long after the sleepover took place, say researchers in a new study in Heliyon. For the first time, the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Countries Struggling the Most With Math

  Mathematics is considered by many to be one of the toughest of subjects to get to grips with, but which countries have the highest share of people with low numeracy skills? According to the OECD, the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Head of UK Muslim Schools Calls for Teaching Judaism

  The chairman of the Association of Muslim Schools in Britain has recommended that Muslim schools teach pupils about Judaism, echoing calls by the UK’s Chief Rabbi that Jewish schools teach about More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Religion Makes Children More Selfish, Less Generous, Say Scientists

   Many families believe religion plays an essential role in childhood moral development. But children of religious parents may not be as altruistic as those parents think, according to a new international More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Israeli School Builds Cool Classroom for ADHD Teens

  Imagine the perfect classroom for kids with attention and learning disorders: bouncy chairs made from yoga balls, distraction-free décor, walled-off study/tutoring cubicles, desks on wheels and a More...

Benjamin Peng On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Hebrew Is Being Taught Today in a Shanghai Primary School

  As China-Israel business and cultural cooperation continues to increase, Chinese people are finding they have more knowledge of, and interest in, Israel, and most Chinese people think positively More...

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