Teachers need to give students breaks during class October 12, 2020 — by Audrey Mah Short breaks during class will increase students’ level of engagement read more » Pandemic or not, standardized tests are out of date and should be dumped October 12, 2020 — by Kavita Sundaram Favoring the wrong demographics and repeating bland and unnecessary material, it’s time standardized tests reach the end of their reign. read more » Climate Clock urges people to act October 11, 2020 — by Cici Xu Climate Clock in New York effectively represents victims of climate change and urges the public to find ways to reduce carbon dioxide emission, which can lead to a major climate catastrophe. read more » Keep online language classes focused on speaking and listening, not grammar and vocabulary October 10, 2020 — by Jason Cheng Spanish classes are now focusing on repetitive grammar and vocabulary lectures, rather than emphasizing spoken participation and collaboration. read more » Combating the awkwardness of breakout rooms October 8, 2020 — by Anjali Nuggehalli While Zoom breakout rooms are notorious for their uncomfortable silences, there is a simple solution to feeling more at ease read more » Teachers should consider replacing online tests with pen and paper assessments October 8, 2020 — by Carolyn Wang Paper tests eliminate the glitches and ill-motivated incentives that are fostered during online assessments read more » District should lift the new restrictions on student Zoom accounts October 7, 2020 — by Selina Chen The inability to record meetings and admit non-lgsstudent guests is inconvenient — and unnecessarily so. read more » Lockdown browsers excel at failing to prevent cheating October 7, 2020 — by Rohan Kumar The only thing lockdown browsers inhibit is student sanity. read more » Nonprofits are a full-time venture, not a high school hobby October 7, 2020 — by Manasi Garg and Rohan Kumar The recent surge of high school nonprofits, while seemingly harmless, detracts from attempts by established nonprofits to make a meaningful impact. read more » The toxic two-party system has wreaked disaster upon U.S. politics September 23, 2020 — by Nitya Marimuthu As polarization and partisanship collide, American leadership and its future become stunted read more » firstprevious...1020...2829303132...4050607080...nextlast Home | News | Sports | Opinion | Columns | Features | Multimedia | Print | About | Terms & Conditions Copyright © 1959 - 2023 by The Saratoga Falcon. All Rights Reserved.