Education

Why Kids Should Learn How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

Why Kids Should Learn How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner

Does keeping young people out of the kitchen on Thanksgiving do them a disservice?

3 Reasons We Don’t We Feel More Gratitude for Our Bounty

3 Reasons We Don’t We Feel More Gratitude for Our Bounty

How often do we overestimate our own contributions and underestimate the contributions of others?

Yes, There Are Benefits to Studying Latin

Yes, There Are Benefits to Studying Latin

Maybe that's why it's enjoying a resurgence?

Was Shakespeare Really a Nihilist?

Was Shakespeare Really a Nihilist?

In order to answer the question, we need to know the difference between what Shakespeare said and what Shakespeare wrote.

Prof. Forced to Undergo Psych Evaluation After 2nd Amendment Rant

Prof. Forced to Undergo Psych Evaluation After 2nd Amendment Rant

He later blamed the ordeal on Donald Trump and a gender studies faculty member in the Rutgers educational system. 

How the Desire for 'Moral Purity' Divides Us

How the Desire for 'Moral Purity' Divides Us

The tendency to surround ourselves with people who share our moral purity concerns is contributing to social and political polarization.

Homeschool Kid Becomes Youngest in Canadian Parliament

Homeschool Kid Becomes Youngest in Canadian Parliament

Do we too often prevent young people from accomplishing great things at early ages when we consign them to institutionalized schooling?

Should Schools Be Teaching Public Speaking?

Should Schools Be Teaching Public Speaking?

Is it possible that the multiple protests on college campuses are an outgrowth from the lack of public speaking instruction in schools?

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization
How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

Counselors, teachers, and parents are discouraging young people from apprenticeship programs that offer valuable work experience.

Twitter Doesn’t Realize that Protecting Hate Speech Promotes Tolerance

Twitter Doesn’t Realize that Protecting Hate Speech Promotes Tolerance

Which is more dangerous: “Offensive” words or suppression of speech?

How this Guy Got into Med School By Pretending to be Black

How this Guy Got into Med School By Pretending to be Black

An Indian-American's true story shows how diversity-justified affirmative action excludes as many individuals based on their ancestry as it includes.

The Perils of a Life in Isolation

The Perils of a Life in Isolation

It’s clear that meaningful connection to other people is as essential to health as the air we breathe.

Will the Surge of Support for Free Speech on Campus Make a Difference?

Will the Surge of Support for Free Speech on Campus Make a Difference?

There is a well-entrenched idea among many college leaders that free speech is good but must be  “balanced” with other considerations.

Students Hold ‘Poop-In’ in Push for More Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Students Hold ‘Poop-In’ in Push for More Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

The university in question reportedly already has some 200 gender-inclusive restrooms on campus.

Psychologist: ‘Parenting Correctness’ Leading Parents Astray

Psychologist: ‘Parenting Correctness’ Leading Parents Astray

Psychologist John Rosemond said parents often buy in to these two myths on child discipline, neither of which is true or helpful.

UVA President Gets in Trouble for Quoting… Jefferson?

UVA President Gets in Trouble for Quoting… Jefferson?

I’m convinced our higher education system has lost just about every shred of common sense it had.

Why More Colleges Are Turning a Blind Eye to Cheating

Why More Colleges Are Turning a Blind Eye to Cheating

What happens when watering down academic integrity standards makes good business sense? 

The Electoral College is Genius

The Electoral College is Genius

It is one of the Constitution’s accidentally great procedural features for deterring the concentration of political power.

Why Schools Should Teach Rational Discourse

Why Schools Should Teach Rational Discourse

We might see safe spaces disappear if we did...

Schools Offer ‘Emotional Support’ to Kids After Election

Schools Offer ‘Emotional Support’ to Kids After Election

Is it time we started teaching kids how to handle disappointment? 

Sacrificing Diversity in the Name of ‘Diversity’

Sacrificing Diversity in the Name of ‘Diversity’

Proponents of ‘diversity’ aren’t really seeking diversity; it is conformity they demand.  

Why Don’t Conservatives Just Take Their Kids Out of Public Schools?

Why Don’t Conservatives Just Take Their Kids Out of Public Schools?

Time for conservatives to back up their talk by walking?

President of Ivy League School ‘Concerned’ as Campus Reels Following Trump Win

President of Ivy League School ‘Concerned’ as Campus Reels Following Trump Win

Columbia University students stormed the Campus Walk early Wednesday and chatted ‘F*ck Trump!’

College Coeducation Was No Triumph of Feminism

College Coeducation Was No Triumph of Feminism

It was a movement driven largely by men acting in self-interest.

Students Reject Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy Mentality

Students Reject Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy Mentality

Is it possible that young people would both do and feel better about themselves if we quit trying to make everyone equal across the board?

Spending a $100 Million a Year to Pay Teachers to Do Nothing
Not Sure How to Vote? Try John Adams’ Advice.

Not Sure How to Vote? Try John Adams’ Advice.

If more Americans followed his advice, perhaps we would experience a more informed and civil election season than the one we’re expecting.

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