Social Status of Listener Alters Our Voice

Summary: According to researchers, people tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to and how dominant they feel. The study found that a person’s vocal characteristics altered in response to people of different social status. When a...

Beers/Probst: Fake News & Responsible Reading

By Kylene Beers & Robert Probst How do we teach kids across the grades to read responsibly? Close attention to an author’s words – the responsibility a reader shows to the text – implies and requires a responsibility to oneself as well as the words on the page....