Education



Five Problems with the Traditional Grading System

Grading is deeply rooted in the education system in the United States. As Lynn Olson observed, grades are “one of the most sacred traditions in American education,” and according to Dr. Tammy Heflebower, “The truth…



Why bite-sized learning is the new grazing

Mealtimes used to be full-blown affairs, where you took the time to cook a large meal, sit down with your family, and eat at a leisurely pace. To many, this is considered the norm, and…





Our Best Education Articles of 2020

In February of 2020, we launched the new website Greater Good in Education, a collection of free, research-based and -informed strategies and practices for the social, emotional, and ethical development of students, for the well-being of the adults…