January 18 - January 25, 2015



          This week I'm welcoming into the world our first little one, so in place of the regular
          aggregation of articles, enjoy this pre-assembled collection of the most popular
          articles from the last four months of 2014.


ADOLESCENCE

          Why We're Seeing An (Affluent) Adolescent Mental Health Implosion
          Psychology Today, 11/5/13

          Understanding Sexting
          Atlantic, 10/14/14

ADMISSIONS

          10 College Admissions Trends For 2015
          LinkedIn, 12/3/14

          A College Application Essay [Humor]
          New Yorker, 10/20/14

          4 Pieces Of Advice From A Former Yale Admissions Officer
          Forbes, 9/30/14

          LinkedIn Ranks Colleges By Career Placement
          LinkedIn, 10/1/14

ASSESSMENT

          Graphing 50 Years of Grade Inflation
          Vox, 9/29/14

CHARACTER

          What Character Is, And How To Teach It. Duckworth Aggregates It All
          Character Lab, 9/1/14

          The Way To Teach Self-Control (Grit) Is Through Emotions
          Pacific Standard, 9/15/14

          The Student-Athlete, Seen Through Plato and Homer
          New York Times, 8/15/14

COGNITIVE SCIENCE

          Tips For Getting A Good Night's Sleep
          Harvard Business Review, 11/10/14

CURRICULUM

          Bard College Is Innovating In Ways We Should All Pay Attention To
          New Yorker, 9/29/14

DIVERSITY/INCLUSION

          Do The Structures of School Favor Girls Over Boys?
          Atlantic, 9/18/14

LEADERSHIP

          Three Rules For Having Meetings (Or Not Having Them)
          Quartz, 10/19/14

          (What) Can Business Teach Education?
          New York Times, 8/16/14

PEDAGOGY

          Does 'Teacher As Performer' Contradict Student-Centered Learning?
          KQED, 11/191/14

          Reading Aloud In Class Isn't Always Helpful. Here Are Alternatives.
          Edutopia, 12/1/14

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

          Evaluating Teacher Evaluations
          NPR, 9/26/14

          Four Characteristics of Great Teachers
          Wall Street Journal, 9/4/14

          Bill Gates Learns About Reshaping Professional Development
          EdSurge, 8/18/14

OTHER

          On Being Yourself
          New York Times, 12/15/14