Education

Rational Discourse: Has Relativism Caused Its Decline?

Rational Discourse: Has Relativism Caused Its Decline?

Would we see less anger, frustration, and ostracism on college campuses and in America at large if we returned to a more objective view of truth?

'Anti-Civics' Being Taught in U.S. Colleges, NAS Report says

'Anti-Civics' Being Taught in U.S. Colleges, NAS Report says

Instead of teaching civics, universities are training social justice warriors. 

Teacher: Busy Work is Killing Love for Reading

Teacher: Busy Work is Killing Love for Reading

Miller’s observation is plain and simple common sense.

Diversity Can Inhibit Learning and Cognitive Growth, Study Says

Diversity Can Inhibit Learning and Cognitive Growth, Study Says

A new study published in the Journal of Higher Education challenges diversity’s vaunted status. 

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Harris spent time researching homeschooling, which she ultimately decided was the best direction for her family. Unfortunately, the state disagreed.

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news".

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.

Judge Sentences Teens to Read Books to Pay for Crimes

Judge Sentences Teens to Read Books to Pay for Crimes

Until kids start learning to read and think for themselves, they'll simply be swept up in the emotional and uncontrolled trends in society.

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

College officials who cave to demands to cancel controversial speakers do a disservice to their student bodies.

 

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.  

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