Exactly one year ago, I undertook with my family the return to my beloved Argentina, after almost 16 years of living between the United States and Canada. I left without children, I returned with 3. And, like all parents, what worried me the most before moving was their insertion in the new life. A crucial component of this insertion: the school environment. … [Read more...] about The minimum indispensable
I have always bicycled around the city and embarked on multiple eco-adventures. That was how I found that the train was no longer working, and a sleepy idea that wobbled in my head awakened in me. On January 2, 2017 I decided that I would start that trip I wanted so much to do. Without many preparations and without wanting to prove anything to anyone, I went south looking for … [Read more...] about To school by bicycle: The bike path of Paraguay
María Teresa Ruiz is a Chilean astronomer and professor at the University of Chile. In 1997 she became the first woman to receive the National Science Prize in Chile thanks to the discovery of Kelu (a super planet), and a supernova, among other cosmic objects. … [Read more...] about Are women with a high educational level the exception?
In the 90’s, the city of New York lived a turbulent time with six murders a day. More than two decades later, in 2014, the city had the lowest number of murders since 1963: 333 murders throughout the year, a little less than 1 a day. How did the police department of this city achieve such a radical change in violent crime? … [Read more...] about Something more than police story: how the analysis and use of data improves decision-making in education
To motivate education reform, the Government of Finland has identified the World’s 100 most innovative and inspiring K-12 education initiatives. This month, the HundrED innovations were announced in Helsinki, Finland, including fascinating innovations that put children’s learning at the center. … [Read more...] about Finland Announces the World’s Most Innovative Education Initiatives