How Khan Academy’s Founder Designs a Brick and Mortar School for Kids
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick-and-mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
How to Make Rich and Smoky Collard Greens, With or Without Meat
Braised collards in rich pot likker, simmered with smoked pork until meltingly tender, are a classic Southern dish. Here, we offer two recipes: one hewing closely to tradition with ham hocks, and a vegan version designed to evoke the same flavor.
The Moral Center of Meritocracy Collapses
Family life itself has become part of the battleground of the classes.
Autism Schools and Education Facilities
As we all know, no two children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder are alike. Experts agree, children with autism learn differently and have a wide range of developmental and educational needs. Unfortunately, teachers and support staff are often unfamiliar with the special needs of kids diagnosed with autism and struggle to teach them effectively. And, …
St. Rita School For The Deaf Is Celebrating 100 Years Of Educating
Beginning with only eleven students and a staff of three Sisters of Charity , a young priest, Father Henry Waldhaus , embarked on a mission which would
Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.
Why Finland's schools are top-notch
Pasi Sahlberg says America can learn from Finland, which has one of the leading education systems in the world.
Tips on Reading a Report Card Without Freaking Out: What to do when your Child isn't Succeeding...
Naturally, when our children are in high school, we are focused on academic achievement, but two issues may arise that create tension for parents and their teens.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …