Education

Why Rereading Books is So Important

Why Rereading Books is So Important

It can play a crucial role in one's intellectual growth.

The Educational Value of Shame

The Educational Value of Shame

For most of human history, not only schools but societies have depended on the educative power of shame.

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

Something that students and employers alike need to consider.

Two-Parent Households at an All-Time Low

Two-Parent Households at an All-Time Low

Should Americans once again embrace the value of the two-parent family?  

Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Modern education tends to focus on STEM to the exclusion of the liberal arts. 

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

There is no value-neutral education. What's the solution?

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

"There is no real education anymore, but I still have to create the impression that education is happening."

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

If early childhood educator Erika Christakis is right, politicians may want to put a hold on the preschool push.

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

If you want to become familiar with many of the great books, they’re going to make you work for it.

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

The school district’s superintendent noted that the play was “modified to neutralize all views.”

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Should teachers promote social justice in the classroom?

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"It leaves many children unable to read properly and perform simple calculations."

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Is it right to graduate students when they're not truly prepared?

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

It beats 30 years of indentured servitude. 

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe to Bernie Sanders: "WTF!?"

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Are people tired of the "War on Christmas" in public schools?

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

The more diversified high school curriculum has made students jacks of many trades but masters of none of the basics.

Yikes! One-Third of Americans Can’t Name ANY First Amendment Rights
Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Are bureaucrats increasingly tying the hands of good teachers and hindering them from effective teaching?

American students don’t know history

American students don’t know history

It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Do we need to re-evaluate the controlled, institutionalized approach we have employed toward education and other childhood activities?

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

How do we restore order and handle such glaring discipline issues in our schools?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

The assault of a teacher at a St. Paul high school is cause for concern.

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

Check out some of our staff favorites!

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

Is it influenced by American lifestyle choices?

You’re Going to Have to Educate Yourself

You’re Going to Have to Educate Yourself

You can't depend on today's schools for everything.

High School Curriculum 200 Years Ago vs. Today

High School Curriculum 200 Years Ago vs. Today

Has the curriculum in America’s high schools been dumbed down?

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

“We put tablets in their hands and made their loads that much heavier.”

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