The impact of technologies on a student’s academic future

In today’s world everything seems to be constantly advancing forward. From transportation methods to computers, tablets and cellular devices it is clear that technology is only going to continue to advance, but when it comes to the effect technology has on youth education, there may be a need for emphasis on the impact constant electronic … Read more

The Argument That Street Smarts Should Not Be Overlooked in Gerald Graff's Hidden Intellectualism

The article “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff is adapted from his 2003 book “Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind.” In the article Graff critiques the approach schools take towards teaching literature. He disagrees that students with “street smarts” are not able to apply their knowledge in school. Consequently, he displays … Read more