Can Adults Learn at Any Age? (Yes, Yes, Yes)

If you’re an older adult, you may have questions about whether you can still learn new things quickly and easily. For the longest time, many people believed that the older you are, the less able you are to learn. But neuroscience shows us that this is absolutely,...

Office Hours

Office Hours – A Poem by Taylor Mali A good teacher will often announce to his or her classes that students who think they might need extra help should feel free—would be well advised—to make an appointment to meet with the teacher after school. The word behoove...

MOOCs Cater to Attention Span

According to several studies, the attention span of the average human being is about 10-15 minutes. Other studies say that the 15 minute attention span has declined over the last decade and reached an all-time low of 5 minutes. Still other studies are more optimistic...