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What President-elect Biden’s victory means for the future of Obamacare

President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over incumbent President Donald Trump will establish “a sea change in attitude” about the future of the Affordable Care Act, said Karen Pollitz, a senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation. The landmark health-care law, more commonly known as Obamacare, has been under attack since Trump was elected to office in… Read More »

‘This is a yes-we-can moment’: What the coronavirus response means for climate action

A protester holds a globe-shaped sign reading “Save Me” during the “Fridays for Future” demonstration in Berlin during a protest for climate action on September 20, 2019, part of a global climate action day. David Gannon | AFP | Getty Images Climate scientists believe the unprecedented measures in place to tackle the coronavirus pandemic give… Read More »

Why Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn. It reveals-the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building… Read More »