Use TikTok and YouTube to make school more enjoyable, says professor

“Let's look at ways to make classrooms more attractive for young folks. I've been doing a project that, believe it or not, I'm not even worried about the content. I'm just worried about making the class look and feel good, so the kids want to come back. … Context and content must work in unison to have good learning,” says USC associate professor Christopher Emdin. Photo by Shutterstock.

Math scores for fourth and eighth graders have faced their steepest decline ever recorded, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Reading scores also dropped, though not as severely.

Republicans only need to win a handful of seats during the midterms to take back the majority in Congress. Polling shows the party is gaining momentum across the U.S.

A U.S. federal appeals court last week halted President Biden’s loan forgiveness plan from taking effect, while the Supreme Court blocked a separate challenge to the program.

iLe is known for celebrating her home of Puerto Rico — with emotional ballads, Latin folk songs, and protest music. Her third solo album, “Nacarile,” reflects on power, trauma and strength.