Carnivores are falling for the magic of a longer menu full of plant-based meats.
Alia Wong"Although nine in 10 Americans don’t consider plants an acceptable substitute for meat," @DKThomp writes, "they increasingly consider plant-based 'meat' products ... an acceptable complement."
The Hawaiian language nearly went extinct. Now it’s being taught in dozens of immersion schools.
Alia WongAfter centuries of forced assimilation nearly obliterated their mother tongue, Native Hawaiians have begun to reclaim their culture and wisdom. My piece on how language-immersion schools enabled this renaissance
Schools have been on a mission to reinvent campus libraries—even though students just want the basics.
Alia WongMany colleges think fancy ed-tech will help them lure students into libraries.
Yet young adults today just want ... libraries: quiet yet pleasant places to read, study, gather research, and get help navigating Academia 101.
In the months leading up to the U.S. presidential election in 2016, thousands of teenagers around the country wrote letters to the candidates about the issues that mattered most to them, posting their letters onto a public website. Too young to...
Do you have fewer than two years experience covering education? Could you use some extra support and guidance from a veteran ...
Alia Wong.@EdWriters is an *amazing* org whose mentorship program for those new to the beat has produced some of the best & brightest edu reporters. Pls get the word out to aspiring journos—especially POC! Deadline for the next round is Thurs.
Paper vs. digital reading: After totaling up the results from 33 quality studies, a researcher found that students tend to absorb more when they're reading on paper than on screens.
Alia WongA recent meta-analysis of 33 studies concludes that paper-reading is more conducive to learning than is screen-reading, with 29 of those studies favoring the tangible format. TY to @jillbarshay for cutting through all the noise w/ this write-up