Leveraging Social and Political Issues to Promote Student Engagement, Improve Writing Skills

“Your students are failing because you are failing them.” These words can cut to the core of any professional educator who strives for excellence in teaching and learning. However, hidden within that criticism is a more useful message: “To help them succeed, you must inspire their imaginations and capture their attention through meaningful and creative engagement within … Read more

How Social and Political Issues Affect the Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth

New research from The Trevor Project found that social and political issues can greatly impact the mental health and overall well-being of LGBTQ youth. Racism, homophobia, school safety, gun violence, and policies targeting the rights of LGBTQ people were all named as distressing concerns for LGBTQ youth. Ongoing exposure to hostile rhetoric can lead an … Read more

Press freedom under Bongbong is fake news

Upon assuming the Philippines presidency on 30 June 2022, Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr — the only son and namesake of the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos — delivered an inaugural address that did not mention press freedom. Press freedom also went unmentioned when he delivered his first State of the Nation Address before the joint Senate and House of Representatives … Read more

Political Issues to Watch in 2018 Throwback

The business backstory for 2017 is that geopolitics did not seem to matter—at least not the way they have in recent years. Major political tremors have rattled the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Northeast Asia; the geopolitical balance of power between 카지노사이트 China and the United States is shifting; fake news has become … Read more