The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder trains undergraduates -- and by extension professors -- in better teaching techniques. It's affecting science learning from kindergarten through college.
For boys, the world of puberty is often a silent one when it comes to meaningful conversations with their dads and adult caregivers. Health educator Dr. Rob Lehman empowers dads and demonstrates helpful ways to answer a boy’s wide-ranging concerns about puberty, including myths about masturbation. He teaches in the Seattle area through his company, "Great Conversations."
Sex education is supposed to be for the kids, but Julie Metzger, known as "The Puberty Lady," also targets her message to moms who are often the ones feeling awkward talking about puberty. A mother and daughter open up about their journey of feeling empowered to talk about sex.
The first year of teaching can be so tough, a teacher can't help but cry on Sundays. Sadie Guthrie recalls her first year of teaching special education and surviving with the help of her mom, boyfriend, and the inspiration she found in her incredible students.
As a black, female astrophysicist Jedidah Isler has always felt she occupied a liminal space between identities. She describes how that complex identity makes people like her an important piece of solving the world's most complex problems.