A “Constitutional Crisis” Indeed

The absolute best statement that I’ve heard made by one of our political representatives in Washington, D.C., astounded me. It was so accurate, that I don’t believe that the person who made that statement realized it at the time. Resounding and resonating with me was the characterization of this current societal, racial, political, interpersonal climate […]

You Need to Know The Difference Between Gamification and Gameful Experiences

Educators are trying to be more creative in the classroom and make their instruction more relevant to learners. The push is to gamify learning. But before their efforts are met with measurable learning outcomes, they must better understand the difference between gamification and gameful experiences or gamefulness and the psychology behind both. A multi-disciplinary research […]

How Do Multi-Racial Children Choose to Self-Identify?

The number of mixed-race Americans is increasing three times faster than the population of the United States as a whole, according to the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC. In the 1970s, one percent of all American children were of mixed race. Now, 10 percent are. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that, by 2060, the number […]

Is the Intergenerational Mobility Gap Environmental?

Researchers have just published a new paper about intergenerational mobility among American children. The basic question is whether children generally end up with higher or lower incomes than their parents. This study found that at nearly every income level, black kids are likely to do worse than their parents, and far worse than similar white kids.The black-white […]