Teaching & education

News articles classified as Teaching & education

Stanford Report —

How technology is reinventing education

Stanford Graduate School of Education Dean Dan Schwartz and other education scholars weigh in on what's next for some of the technology trends taking center stage in the classroom.

Stanford Digital Education —

Calling all bionauts

Drew Endy and Jenn Brophy want to teach the world about bioengineering, beginning with an online course for high school students nationwide.

Stanford Digital Education —

Balancing democracy and meritocracy

How a fierce debate in the 1940s between a scientist and a senator informs Stanford Digital Education’s efforts to bring challenging courses to Title I high schools.

Stanford Engineering —

How to beat bad science

Jonathan Osborne says the goal of science education isn’t to give kids enough knowledge to evaluate the facts for themselves; it’s to teach them how to interact with expertise.

Two Stanford students named 2018 Marshall Scholars

Joshua Lappen and Derek Wang plan to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford as Marshall Scholars. They are among the 43 students from across the United States selected to receive the prestigious scholarships.

Leader of the Band

Russell Gavin, the new director of Stanford’s famously irreverent student scatter band, reflects on what makes the group special, how they are doing in the wake of a suspension that resulted in organizational changes and what the future holds.