Tag: school

  • The Kids are Lonely and Close the Open Floorplan

    A new study finds that a number of markers of loneliness in teenagers has increased significantly in recent years. Anthony and Jeff discuss this trend, what might be causing it, and whether is should be worrisome. Then, 70% of office workers before COVID worked in open floorplan office structures. For the first time, a scientific study has tested the effects of that kind of environment on workers. Jeff and Anthony look at ways they might be improved as the world returns to the office. [more]

  • Apparent Teacher Conflicts

    John Corcoran grew up in New Mexico in the US during the 1940s and 50s. He graduated from high school, went on to university, and became a teacher in the 1960s - a job he held for 17 years. But, he hid an extraordinary secret. He had never learned to read. Jeff and Anthony thought illiterate meant a dog couldn't have puppies. [more]

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