Education We've been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.

Education

Philosophy professor Abby Everett Jaques of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a class called Ethics of Technology to help future engineers and computer scientists understand the pitfalls of tech. Courtesy of Kim Martineau, MIT Quest for Intelligence hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Kim Martineau, MIT Quest for Intelligence

Solving The Tech Industry's Ethics Problem Could Start In The Classroom

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727945689/728754935" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rapper Lil Nas X Performs For Elementary School Children

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/728542364/728542365" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Marathon Spelling Bee Ends With Historic 8 Co-Champions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/728542399/728542400" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Learning About The Holocaust Could Soon Be Mandatory In Oregon Thanks To This Friendship

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/728387018/728387022" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Part 2: This Teen Planned A School Shooting. But Did He Break The Law?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727881736/728053523" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Michigan State President Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. On His Plans For The University

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727666409/727666410" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Chris Nickels for NPR

This Teen Planned A School Shooting. But Did He Break The Law?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/724347494/727666445" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A file photo shows the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives, says today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety." Lisa Poole/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Lisa Poole/AP

College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health 'Epidemic'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727509438/727628325" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

10 Missouri Inmates Receive Associate Degrees From University

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727460014/727796734" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

For NPR Student Podcast Challenge, Many Students Tackle Climate Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727190912/727190913" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

From left to right: Jacky St. James, David Cruz, Danielle Brinkley, Shira Tarrant, Isiah Maxwell, Lisey Sweet. Liz Kuball for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Liz Kuball for NPR

What We (Don't) Talk About When We Talk About Porn

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/723192364/723200227" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Challenges Facing HBCU Campuses

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/726941875/726941876" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript