Education

Prof: 3 Reasons Lack of Manners is Killing the University

Prof: 3 Reasons Lack of Manners is Killing the University

The concept of parents allowing children to be their “friends” has hit the ivy halls and many students are bringing familiarity into the classroom.

Would You Have Worn the Yellow Star?

Would You Have Worn the Yellow Star?

When Germany occupied Hungary, the Nazis mandated that all Jews wear a yellow star and few Jews dared to resist.

How One Mother Sends Her Kids to College at Age 11

How One Mother Sends Her Kids to College at Age 11

Carson and Cannan Huey-You are making headlines for the early age at which they begin their college careers.

Tribal Politics Is Turning Us Against Each Other—and Science

Tribal Politics Is Turning Us Against Each Other—and Science

Science isn’t inherently associated with liberal or conservative viewpoints, but tribal politics does influence how people think about science.

Today's Schools Are Producing 'Hollow Men'

Today's Schools Are Producing 'Hollow Men'

A failure to appreciate the humanities must inevitably lead to the dehumanizing of culture. 

Ben Sasse's 5 Steps to Raising a Successful Adult

Ben Sasse's 5 Steps to Raising a Successful Adult

Kids will never be prepared for today's cruel world if we persist in giving them the velvet glove treatment.

Don't Believe Those Who Say Liberal Arts Degrees Aren't Worth It

Don't Believe Those Who Say Liberal Arts Degrees Aren't Worth It

Even if you can document the demand at a particular point in time for certain degrees, there’s a good chance things will change.

Survey: 60% of Millennials Don't Believe in Right and Wrong

Survey: 60% of Millennials Don't Believe in Right and Wrong

Unfortunately, they're directly contradicting some of the greatest thinkers of all time by taking such a view.
 

Oppressed Squirrels Find Champion in Feminist Scholar

Oppressed Squirrels Find Champion in Feminist Scholar

According to one professor, the victimization of squirrels in Los Angeles has been ignored far too long. 

When Professors Stifle Freedom of Thought

When Professors Stifle Freedom of Thought

In some universities, academics are waging a flat-out war on reality.

The Fidget Toy Craze: What's Really Driving It

The Fidget Toy Craze: What's Really Driving It

Initially touted as a concentration tool for children with attention issues, these hand-held fidget toys are apparently becoming a big distraction.

Public Schools Shouldn’t Be Teaching ‘Values’

Public Schools Shouldn’t Be Teaching ‘Values’

America’s public schools are getting worse, and part of the reason why is that they have taken on too much responsibility.

Study Suggests Lack of Reading Driving Contentious Society

Study Suggests Lack of Reading Driving Contentious Society

Reading seems to have a different effect on how individuals behave toward one another.

Physician: Raising Happy Kids Shouldn’t Be the Main Goal

Physician: Raising Happy Kids Shouldn’t Be the Main Goal

It’s good to let children pursue their interests. But the fact is, they are children and at a stage in which the will is fickle and the mind untrained.

MIT Is Making Kid-Friendly Communist Propaganda

MIT Is Making Kid-Friendly Communist Propaganda

'Communism for Kids' is coming to a bookstore near you.

Moral Outrage as Compensation for Guilt: An Explanation for 21st Century Campus Violence

Moral Outrage as Compensation for Guilt: An Explanation for 21st Century Campus Violence

Why are students protesting with greater vigor than any time since the civil unrest of the 60s and 70s?

Is NPR Pushing Propaganda about the Benefits of Preschool?

Is NPR Pushing Propaganda about the Benefits of Preschool?

Pre-K does prepare kids for kindergarten. What’s disturbing is the information NPR withheld about the negative effects of preschool beyond that point.

Arizona Lawmaker Urges End to Compulsory Schooling

Arizona Lawmaker Urges End to Compulsory Schooling

Arizona lawmaker Paul Mosley joins a growing number of citizens concerned about the rise in forced schooling and the decline in overall competence.

Not All Parents Want Their Children to be Social Justice Warriors

Not All Parents Want Their Children to be Social Justice Warriors

Further thoughts on the indoctrination taking place at a Minnesota elementary school... 

Where did Nazi doctors learn their ethics?

Where did Nazi doctors learn their ethics?

They had plenty of ethics - just the wrong kind.

Free College Works--If You Want to Help the Rich

Free College Works--If You Want to Help the Rich

England ditched free college because it only increased inequities between rich and poor.

Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

Jonathan Haidt: 6 Ways Universities Can Fight Intellectual Intolerance

 They seem like prudent steps. The problem is that few universities seem committed to promoting intellectual diversity and tolerance.

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?

Elementary Students Being Indoctrinated in Minnesota’s Top School District

Elementary Students Being Indoctrinated in Minnesota’s Top School District

Highlands Elementary (MN) students are being subjected to a barrage of curricular offerings focused on race and social justice.

The Hidden Costs of Universal Preschool Programs

The Hidden Costs of Universal Preschool Programs

Universal preschool may seem like a positive benefit to parents, but it can limit early childcare choices for many families.

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

A former public school teacher and supporter has changed her tune: "Everyone who can leave, should."

Children Have Amazing Powers of Memorization… So Why Aren’t Schools Using Them?

Children Have Amazing Powers of Memorization… So Why Aren’t Schools Using Them?

We’ve flipped things around, shunning memorization and instead asking young children to reason based on their limited experience and feelings.

This 1886 Cornell English Syllabus May Explain Why College Students Can’t Write

This 1886 Cornell English Syllabus May Explain Why College Students Can’t Write

Unfortunately, today's colleges aren't improving the writing woes of American students.

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