Lisa Guernsey

Lisa Guernsey, an education and technology journalist, is also the director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation.

Future Tense
Feb. 19 2014 2:14 PMA Cautionary Tale of Pediatricians, Parents, and Facebook
Future Tense
Oct. 9 2013 11:48 PMVoices CarryA kids’ tech project gets real.
Future Tense
April 15 2013 10:51 AMThe Smart Way to Use iPads in the ClassroomIt’s not about the games or educational apps.
Future Tense
Aug. 6 2012 11:33 AMAn “Educational” Video Game Has Taken Over My HouseMinecraft inspires creativity and problem-solving. But my daughters are obsessed. 
Future Tense
Jan. 27 2014 9:03 AMWhen Parents Define “Educational” Media, SpongeBob Sinks
Future Tense
Sept. 9 2013 5:52 AMWhen Baby Apps Actually Lead to LearningThe lessons of Baby Einstein.
Future Tense
Dec. 13 2012 3:47 PMEducational Apps Alone Won’t Teach Your Kid To Read
Future Tense
May 2 2012 7:40 AMCan Your Preschooler Learn Anything From an iPad App?Educational apps for very young children are a booming business. But the research hasn’t caught up yet.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.