Education

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

How Storytelling Could Revitalize U.S. History Scores

Whatever I teach, I teach storytelling.

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

Is It Time to Dump the SAT?

One study recently revealed that nine out of 10 college students admitted to cheating on their exams and papers.

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

College Admission Scandal Grew out of a System That Was Ripe for Corruption

As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws

Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Carl Jung Behind Jordan Peterson

The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Secret to Having Model Manners

The Royals know the secret... do you?

Schools Renormalize Raising Adults

Schools Renormalize Raising Adults

It’s unfortunate, of course, that we need projects and play clubs to grant our children a taste of the freedom and fun we enjoyed as kids.

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Is the Racial Gap in Suspensions Due to Racism?

Neither racism nor subjectivity is the primary cause of the higher black suspension rate.

Do You Want Fries With That? Thoughts on a Liberal Arts Major

Do You Want Fries With That? Thoughts on a Liberal Arts Major

Studying the liberal arts may seem like a one way road to unemployment. Nothing could further from the truth.  

The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

The Best Internship EVER: How and Why You Should Apply for the Alcuin Internship

Last summer I had the opportunity to be a part of the best internship EVER, along with five other young people from around the country.

Is There a Threat to English?

Is There a Threat to English?

When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children

If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.

What One Professor Learned While Teaching Conservative Political Theory to Liberal Students
US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

US Schools Are Leaving Students Ill-Equipped to Compete with Artificial Intelligence

To compete with robots, we need an education model that nurtures human imagination and ingenuity.

Most Americans Can’t Pass a Basic Citizenship Test. Here’s Why We Should Be Worried.
Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute

It’s time to move away from outdated stereotypes of adolescents as only selfish and dangerous risk-takers and to consider how they are ripe for learning about contributing to others and their communities.

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."

Booker T. Washington’s Racial Compromise?

Booker T. Washington’s Racial Compromise?

Booker T. Washington indeed might have sought reconciliation between white and black, but his call was truly to his own race alone to educate themselves and to work hard to improve mind and character.

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Is Diversity an Enemy of Excellence?

Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.

Evidence Suggests Some Schools are Finally Freeing Students from the Bonds of Mediocrity

Evidence Suggests Some Schools are Finally Freeing Students from the Bonds of Mediocrity

"We suppress genius because we haven’t yet figured out how to manage a population of educated men and women. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious."

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

Why Are Young Men No Longer Solid Providers?

It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.

Is the Media the Enemy of the People?

Is the Media the Enemy of the People?

Far from being the “guardians” of democracy or the supposed voice of the people, the current media and academic establishment is the revolutionary vanguard at odds with the common American.

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

Do We Need More Screen-Free Zones?

On a recent trip to the zoo with my kids, I wondered, are there any unmediated experiences left?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Subjecting all homeschooling families to regulation and oversight because of fears of a few is a blatant example of state intrusion.

Why Johnny Still Can't Read

Why Johnny Still Can't Read

Thousands of children are still languishing in schools that apparently don't know how to teach the most basic of all academic skills: reading.

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

The difference between the liberality of the liberal arts and the censorship imposed by political liberals is that advocates of the liberal arts invite the “heretics” to the great conversation whereas political liberals seek to silence them as dangerous dissidents.

Can Children Really Be Raised ‘Without the Concept of Sin’?
Free Seminar: How to Choose The Right College

Free Seminar: How to Choose The Right College

A Seminar on Harvard, State Schools, and Everything in Between

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