Promote Education in Undeveloped Countries

Imagine not having a classroom, books, or teachers. Many children in undeveloped countries have to endure the reality of having extremely little access to quality education. Education, unfortunately, is not accessible all around the world. Education should be an equal opportunity. Did you know that “twenty percent of young people in developing countries fail to […]

Standardized Testing Among U.S. Students: Is It Really Effective?

Introduction For years, standardized testing has been a preferred method among our education system to measure and compare student knowledge. Whether it be for college admission purposes or the determination of a student passing their grade, standardized testing indeed plays a prominent role in a student’s school career. However, are these tests really effective? Are […]

Anxiety In The Classroom: A Silent Battle

Introduction Have you ever felt the sensation of having butterflies in your stomach? Maybe your legs went numb at the prospect of delivering a speech in front of a large group of expectant people? That’s normal! Everybody experiences feelings of anxiousness in their lives. Anxiety is a physiological response that is triggered when danger is sensed […]

We’re Doing Creativity Wrong

True Creativity We live in a world where creativity can be defined by a test and determined by a score. We can just take a simple exam and find out if we’re “creative enough”. We box education and send cookie-cutter children labeled “creative” out of the system and into the real world. Some test said, “the public’s ‘creativity quotient’ has steadily crept […]

The Child’s Burden

The concept of innocence is not a complicated one, but it is the innocent who often find themselves in numerous complications – too much for individuals to dare claim their world has even grasped the idea of achieving any kind of social justice. The innocents of this world suffer on the watch of both the […]

Illiteracy in Pakistan

With a population of about 180 million people, Pakistan bears the burden of one of the most illiterate countries of Asia. About half of the male population in Pakistan is illiterate and about two thirds of the female population cannot even write their names. According to The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), […]

Educational Problems in Pakistan

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela. The process of learning is called education, a basic right of every person. Education is the light of life. It plays an important role in progress of any nation and leads them towards advancement of success. A nation […]

The Need for Pakistani Journalists

The truth often hurts.   According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, approximately 2,500 people have been killed in U.S. drone strikes since the inauguration of President Obama, many of whom reside in Pakistan. Whether or not the elimination of so many lives has proven to be for the greater good is unclear. Attacks by […]

Effects of Education on Empowerment

Discrimination is abusive behavior in all forms; however, it is at its worst when it lies between men and women prescribing predetermined gender roles. One of the most prominent cases of a country struggling with the competing dynamics of development, modernization, religion, and tradition is indeed Pakistan, the sixth most populous country on earth. The […]