education

The Grant Tour: Following the Money in Science Research

Understanding where research comes from and how it’s funded is a big part of thinking critically about science. Read more »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

The Lab is Not Neutral: Why We Need Scientific Literacy

Contrary to popular belief, science isn’t performed in a vacuum. Read more »

Backtalk Goes Back to School

This week, Dahlia and Amy go back to school! They talk about some of their fave school memories like Dahlia and chicken mummies (!!), and Amy and wearing her first-day-of-school clothes for all the days of the week. And they dig into some of their favorite pop culture that helped them get through... Read more »

American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

What is a hookup, anyway? That’s exactly where Lisa Wade comes in with her new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. Read more »

School Is In: Beyond the Feminist Classroom

Feminist pedagogy alone is inadequate to the barriers facing women, people of color, and queer people in institutions of higher education. Read more »

Share If You Agree: Fake News is Inside the Walls

We live in a pics-or-it-didn’t-happen, #breaking, news-of-the-moment society—one in which the long view has become unfashionable. Read more »

Risk/Reward: What if Sex-Ed Taught Teens About the Positive Parts of Sex, Too?

How different would sex-ed be if it talked about pleasure? A new psychology study shows that many teens benefit from having sex. Read more »

Tuning In : How a New Generation is Schooling Itself on Sexuality

In a society where the quality of sex education in schools is hodgepodge at best and shifts depending on political whims, YouTube is a dynamic, democratic space for discussions of gender and sexuality.   Read more »

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