Education

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

Most people know by now that campuses are fortresses of leftist groupthink. Less well known is  how extreme these views really are.

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

With talk of secession heating up, a look back on the causes of America's (first?) Civil War.

Mother of 3 Rips Franken for Elitist Comments on Education

Mother of 3 Rips Franken for Elitist Comments on Education

'Sir, I have a bit of a bone to pick with you about your recent comments during the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos..."

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

Their stance on the Bible and morality is a bit shocking.

What's Really Wrong with American Schools

What's Really Wrong with American Schools

The most destructive player in the modern education establishment is teachers' colleges.

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

It’s often said that America’s education system hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. But one change might be contributing to academic decline.

DeVos Confirmed: Everything They Said about Her Is False

DeVos Confirmed: Everything They Said about Her Is False

Those who have been vocal against DeVos are often guilty of the same charges they level at her.

America’s Public Schools Are No Longer Serving the Public

America’s Public Schools Are No Longer Serving the Public

Maybe it's time to break the system apart? 

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

How can we expect the next generation to run the country if their teachers don't even know how it works?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Are taxpayers, students, and parents subsidizing the violation of fundamental constitutional rights? If so, why should they?

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

James Fenimore Cooper's 1838 civics primer might come in handy in the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings.

Prof Explains What’s Wrong with Today’s ‘Critical Thinking’

Prof Explains What’s Wrong with Today’s ‘Critical Thinking’

Recent research suggests that neither teachers nor students really understand what critical thinking is.

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

It has to do with the great irony between the words and actions of the Democrat party.

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

In case one needed further evidence that American schools are in chaos, the video below will put any doubts to rest.

People Are Moving Faster... and Getting Dumber

People Are Moving Faster... and Getting Dumber

Scientists are now finding that taking notes by hand accelerates learning. 

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

5 Non-Political Tidbits about Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

Since I’m sick of politics, I decided to check out the more personal side of the man who could possibly be the next SCOTUS justice.

Are Today’s Schools ‘Supressing Genius’?

Are Today’s Schools ‘Supressing Genius’?

Is today's education system holding our children back from success?

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

People of Color Can't Be Racist Says New College Guide

There is some disagreement on what racism actually is. So let's look at the history.  

My Kindergartner Was Told Trump Was Going to Kill ‘All the Girls in the U.S.’

My Kindergartner Was Told Trump Was Going to Kill ‘All the Girls in the U.S.’

We don't use rhetoric responsibly in 21st century America. 

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

Second Grade Reading Textbooks: 1879 vs. Today

There are two major differences between the texts used today and those used in the schools of the past.
 

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Is Parental Fear of Boredom Overworking Kids?

Growing up, I knew better than to utter those two infamous words of childhood: “I’m bored.”

Reality: Most People Don't Care about Truth

Reality: Most People Don't Care about Truth

This is why a country like the U.S. needs to educate people in rhetoric. 

It’s True, Internet Surfing During Class is Not so Good for Grades

It’s True, Internet Surfing During Class is Not so Good for Grades

So much for the idea of giving every kid a laptop...

Our Culture is Dead

Our Culture is Dead

Anthony Esolen isn’t saying our culture is vulgar and debased. He’s saying it no longer exists.

‘This is Library!’: Watch a student trying to study rudely interrupt a mob of protestors

‘This is Library!’: Watch a student trying to study rudely interrupt a mob of protestors

What’s he doing trying to study? Didn’t he realize he’s at a university?

How to Raise Kids to Be Leaders—Not Twitter Trolls

How to Raise Kids to Be Leaders—Not Twitter Trolls

The supreme advantage of debate is that it compels a man to think. A man is not a man unless he is a thinker—he is a fool having no ideas of his own.

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

Is it Still Important to Teach Children to Sew?

"I think the disconnection [to sewing] comes from schools. They don’t have life-learning events in schools anymore...."

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

How to Break the Deadbeat Dad Cycle

A new NYU study suggests men want to be better dads—many just don’t know how.

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