Education

The Few, the Proud… the Educated

The Few, the Proud… the Educated

Egalitarianism may be the enemy of education. 

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

The PC Culture Has Thrown Common Sense Out the Classroom Door

Two examples which will make you shake your head in disgust.
 

The Educational Magic of Lego

The Educational Magic of Lego

The little colored blocks hold surprising educational benefits.

Why Books are the Best Furniture

Why Books are the Best Furniture

Some say there is no longer any point in collecting books... 

Successful Political Speech Measures at a 4th-Grade Level

Successful Political Speech Measures at a 4th-Grade Level

...And most high schoolers can't read beyond a 6th-grade level.

The Top 20 Books Being Taught at Today's Colleges

The Top 20 Books Being Taught at Today's Colleges

Here's what college students are reading. 

Childhood Chores are a Predictor of Success

Childhood Chores are a Predictor of Success

The sooner the kids start, the better.

School Choice Week: It’s Kind of a Big Deal Now

School Choice Week: It’s Kind of a Big Deal Now

Four brief facts you should know.

Go Home, Harvard. You’re Drunk.

Go Home, Harvard. You’re Drunk.

Some questionable new admissions recommendations came out of Harvard yesterday... 

Chaos in the Public Schools

Chaos in the Public Schools

Is it time we recognize that respect and order will never be restored in schools until the same is restored in the American home? 

8 Deeper-Than-Usual Critiques of American Education

8 Deeper-Than-Usual Critiques of American Education

From Allan Bloom's bestselling book, "The Closing of the American Mind." 

The Education of C.S. Lewis

The Education of C.S. Lewis

Here's how C.S. Lewis developed into the great novelist...

Why a New Computer Program May Improve Writing Proficiency

Why a New Computer Program May Improve Writing Proficiency

The development of the program is timely, as American students are in desperate need of help with their writing. Currently, only 27% of them are proficient.

The Tragedy of Laquan McDonald

The Tragedy of Laquan McDonald

Let’s talk about root causes. 

Is it Time to Stop Pushing the “College-for-All” Mantra?

Is it Time to Stop Pushing the “College-for-All” Mantra?

Would today’s students be better off if we provided and encouraged more hands-on and practical training program options in the United States?

'Pilpul' describes what happened to academic writing

'Pilpul' describes what happened to academic writing

Jewish scholarship was dead. In its place came empty discussions...

Australian Schools Brought Back Greek and Latin – and Are Seeing Amazing Results!

Australian Schools Brought Back Greek and Latin – and Are Seeing Amazing Results!

Does the modern rejection of classical languages contribute to falling proficiency in public schools?

Read Literature to Learn and Love the Truth

Read Literature to Learn and Love the Truth

You do not read good books ... so that you can do well on a test and secure a prestigious job and then die.

Have You Read These 10 Titles From the Original Harvard Library?

Have You Read These 10 Titles From the Original Harvard Library?

John Harvard probably read all of them - and he died at 31!

'They Will not be Judged by the Color of Their Skin'

'They Will not be Judged by the Color of Their Skin'

Much progress has been made, but...

Homeschoolers Sued For Letting Their Children Play Outside During the Day

Homeschoolers Sued For Letting Their Children Play Outside During the Day

Should homeschool families be able to continue to use their property as they see fit - at any time of the day?

If You Want a Family, Think Real Hard About What You Study in College

If You Want a Family, Think Real Hard About What You Study in College

Both men and women who want families need to make smart decisions about college. 

Are Schools Squelching the Intelligence of American Children?

Are Schools Squelching the Intelligence of American Children?

Three education tips to grow a young mind.

MLK on the Purpose of Education: 8 Quotes

MLK on the Purpose of Education: 8 Quotes

“Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.”

Shocker: Study Finds Attractive Women Get Better Grades

Shocker: Study Finds Attractive Women Get Better Grades

In case it wasn't already apparent that life is not fair...

What is segregation?

What is segregation?

The state of Minnesota has a problem with minority parents finding majority minority schools that work.

10% of College Graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court

10% of College Graduates think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court

Oh, and older college graduates are smarter than young ones.

In Wisconsin, It’s No Longer PC to Root for Your Team

In Wisconsin, It’s No Longer PC to Root for Your Team

High school sports spectators are the latest victims in our ban-happy culture.

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