Education

Prof: Why My University Shutdown My Website and Blog

Prof: Why My University Shutdown My Website and Blog

College administrators often believe they have authority to suppress speech when an authors’ expressions get controversial. But is it good policy?

Latin: The ‘5 for the Price of 1’ Language?

Latin: The ‘5 for the Price of 1’ Language?

What students are missing by not learning Latin.

How One College Prof Learned to Love Homeschoolers

How One College Prof Learned to Love Homeschoolers

Four reasons Professor Ali Gordon became a fan of homeschooling.

We’re Paralyzed by Too Much Information

We’re Paralyzed by Too Much Information

“Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”

4 in 10 Completely Clueless on 1st Amendment

4 in 10 Completely Clueless on 1st Amendment

Leno: “What are the Bill of Rights?”

Man-on-the-Street: Uh… thou shalt not steal?

Quick Quiz: Do You Know the Basics of Modern Philosophy?

Quick Quiz: Do You Know the Basics of Modern Philosophy?

See how culturally literate you are about modern philosophy.

Oxford Univ. Tells Students to Stop Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

Oxford Univ. Tells Students to Stop Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

Student have formally been asked to use the gender-neutral pronoun 'ze' instead of 'she and 'he'.

Student: Progressives Perverting the Idea of ‘Tolerance’

Student: Progressives Perverting the Idea of ‘Tolerance’

“It’s high time ‘generation snowflake’ emerged from this regressive darkness,” she says.

The Best Writing Program? Math and Latin

The Best Writing Program? Math and Latin

The best way to learn to write is by studying systematic subjects systematically. 

Gallup: Popularity of Electoral College Surges to Historic High

Gallup: Popularity of Electoral College Surges to Historic High

The Electoral College hasn't been this popular since 1787 (or close enough). 

House-Building Class: The Newest High School Trend

House-Building Class: The Newest High School Trend

Is it time more schools sought to implement hands-on building courses like these in the curriculum?

Did Beer Give Birth to Civilization?

Did Beer Give Birth to Civilization?

Compelling evidence suggests that the discovery of brewing led to farming in the prehistoric world. 

Teacher: Spoon-feeding Students Kills Creative Learning

Teacher: Spoon-feeding Students Kills Creative Learning

"No longer were the students expected to enter the kitchen; rather they chose from a menu and expected it to be served up ready-cooked."

How Politics Is Like a Nigerian Email Scam

How Politics Is Like a Nigerian Email Scam

It’s a long-running con.

Is it Okay to Tell Women to Dress Respectably?

Is it Okay to Tell Women to Dress Respectably?

University gets in trouble for suggesting its students dress like Grace Kelly instead of Kim Kardashian.

The Racist Roots of Progressivism

The Racist Roots of Progressivism

In the early 20th century, most progressives viewed as cutting-edge science what today looks like simple bigotry.

Sexual Desire is Immoral Because It's Inherently Objectifying

Sexual Desire is Immoral Because It's Inherently Objectifying

What’s objectifying about sexual desire is its ability to numb a person to reason, both in themselves and in others.

Why Don’t More People Teach Manners?

Why Don’t More People Teach Manners?

“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”

Professor’s Anti-Trump Rant Caught on Video, Goes Viral

Professor’s Anti-Trump Rant Caught on Video, Goes Viral

She called Trump’s election an ‘act of terrorism.’

Einstein on the Key to Learning Anything

Einstein on the Key to Learning Anything

In a letter to his 11-year-old son, Einstein explained ‘the way to learn the most.’

English Prof: 3 Reasons College Students Can’t Write

English Prof: 3 Reasons College Students Can’t Write

Are we churning out a generation of poor communicators because we’re more concerned with keeping up appearances than implementing knowledge?

NYT Publishes Fake News Story on Safe Spaces

NYT Publishes Fake News Story on Safe Spaces

The New York Times reports that Donald Trump supporters are now expressing a need for ‘safe spaces’ on college campuses. But are they?

Whatever Happened to ‘Go Outside and Play’?

Whatever Happened to ‘Go Outside and Play’?

Are today's parents micromanaging their kids to the point of harm?

The Evolution of King Arthur

The Evolution of King Arthur

The name Arthur first appears in the work of the 9th century Welsh historian Nennius, who lists twelve battles Arthur fought against invading Saxons.

Why Students Need the Books Schools Don't Want Them to Read

Why Students Need the Books Schools Don't Want Them to Read

When I was in school, we had to hide the trashy literature inside the classic books we were supposed to be reading.

Professor: America’s Public Schools Have Always Been ‘Religious’

Professor: America’s Public Schools Have Always Been ‘Religious’

Prof. Charles Glenn shows that the creation of public schools was the triumph of one particular form of religion over others.

These School Districts are the Worst at Removing Bad Teachers
Why Pearl Harbor Could Happen Again

Why Pearl Harbor Could Happen Again

December 7th marks the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In reading through headlines, one concern keeps resurfacing.

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