The Onion’s 13 Best Articles About Higher Ed
Chronicle of Higher Education
“Nobel Fever Grips Research Community As Prize Swells To $190 Million… College Unveils New Media Center Every Month…”
Does Carol Dweck Think We’re Overdoing Growth Mindset Praise?
"Effort itself has become praise-worthy without the goal it was meant to unleash: learning. Parents tell her that they have a growth mindset, but then they react with anxiety or false affect to a child’s struggle or setback. “They need a learning reaction – ‘what did you do?’, ‘what can we do next?’” Dweck says.”
Measurement vs. Love
New York Times
"Our businesslike efforts to measure and improve quality are now blocking the altruism, indeed the love, that motivates people to enter the helping professions. While we’re figuring out how to get better, we need to tread more lightly in assessing the work of the professionals who practice in our most human and sacred fields.”