Bill Gates Is an Autodidact. You’re Probably Not.Ed tech promoters need to understand how most of us learn.
The Body LearnsFor years we’ve been telling kids to sit still and pay attention. That’s all wrong.
Educational Technology Isn’t Leveling the Playing FieldIn fact, it’s making achievement gaps even bigger.
The XX Factor
Why Are Girls Nervous About Math? Maybe Because Moms Are, Too.
Who's Afraid of Digital Natives?Let's not get intimidated by kids and their Internet savvy.
Inviting Raffish Scientists to the Party
What We Learned About Pregnancy From Project Ice Storm
The Slate Gist
Listening to ProzacHow do new disorders get into the DSM?
Putting Teachers at the Center of Education TechnologyThis great program needs only a TV and VCR—no iPads necessary.
Why Schools’ Efforts to Block the Internet Are So Laughably LameAnd why it’s seriously important to keep students off Facebook.
Cognitive Science Tells Us That Speed-Reading Apps Have a Huge Drawback
You’ll Never Learn!Students can’t resist multitasking, and it’s impairing their memory.
Fetal MonitorsA history of ideas about the fetus overlooks the actual unborn baby.
More Research on Pregnancy, Less Guilt!
What's Wrong With Environmental AlarmismHow to mobilize, but not paralyze, the public with fear.