Education

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

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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.”

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Have we substituted an expanded vocabulary for clear, common sense writing?

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Professor: “It has become clear ... that we are suffering the tragic results of having cut logic and rhetoric..."

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

“If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.”

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Should students who plan to go to college be able to pass this test?

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

Might the U.S. be over-emphasizing instruction time?

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Americans distrust government... and the American public.

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

Should Schools Place More Educational Value on P.E.?
How do you fix bad parenting?

How do you fix bad parenting?

Education plays a big role, but the current system seems incapable.

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Do minority students today need to seek to overcome disadvantages through their own efforts?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

That’s the first question you’ll ask when see this chart.

Video: The Debate over Free College

Video: The Debate over Free College

Yes, we should discuss the causes and solutions.

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

What the new NCLB provisions might mean.

Think the SAT Essay Exam is Hard? Try This One from 1915.

Think the SAT Essay Exam is Hard? Try This One from 1915.

Which exam do you think would be more difficult to pass?

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

Students educated in states with mandatory collective bargaining laws experienced a decline in earnings, hours, employment, skill level, and educational attainment.

EDUCATION is a Privilege

EDUCATION is a Privilege

It's worth a reminder.

Why a Public School Teacher Decided to Homeschool

Why a Public School Teacher Decided to Homeschool

In discussions concerning the pros and cons of homeschooling, it’s not all that uncommon to see public school teachers butt heads with homeschool parents and supporters.

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

Do the Pilgrims deserve more than two paragraphs in today’s history textbooks? 

5 Logic Fails That Are WAY Too Common

5 Logic Fails That Are WAY Too Common

Maybe schools should start teaching logic again?

Are Students Secretly Longing for Discipline and Order?

Are Students Secretly Longing for Discipline and Order?

The fact that we teach students to follow their feelings and express themselves in any way without consequences may be frustrating them.

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

Yes, the religious can be quite rational.

One Recommendation for Being a Good Debater

One Recommendation for Being a Good Debater

A good lesson from MacDonald's 'The Princess and the Goblin'. 

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