Category: Learn

EdNext Podcast: Do Teachers Matter Most? by Education Next

The Spring 2016 issue of Education Next is devoted to commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Coleman Report, a landmark study of equality of educational opportunity in the U.S. led by sociologist James S. Coleman. The Coleman Report is often…

The essential role of scribbling in the imaginative and cognitive development of young children

This paper sets out to explore the thinking underpinning young children’s earliest drawings, often regarded as ‘scribbling.’ It questions whether the physical satisfaction of making marks is sufficient reward for this often repeated activity, or whether with each repetition children…