Education

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

A virtues project from Narnia.

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

All of this talk about free college and student loan forgiveness should lead us to wonder why college costs and debt are rising in the first place.

8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Join Her Sport
Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

If we truly want our children to excel in the adult world, is it time we injected the “Curriculum of Family” into schools, giving parents more time to be an influence on their own children?

 The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

Blurring of the terms "democracy" and "republic" fosters ignorance of the crucial reasons why the founders of the U.S. structured the government as they did.

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

We pay great attention to building leaders. Maybe it’s time to examine and encourage the talents of those people without whom leaders could not exist.

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

Teacher salaries haven’t kept pace with student spending.

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause. 

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.       

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One

Childhood exuberance is now a liability.

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Once upon a time kids didn’t go to preschool. Or kindergarten. And when they did go to the latter, the expectations were much more kid-friendly and age appropriate.

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

It's being used to drive a narrative the media wants to hear.

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

Do young Americans really know what it means to live under socialism?

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

A quarter of teachers report being the objects of student violence and abuse according to a recent survey out of the UK.

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Three Arizona students may soon learn a valuable lesson: There’s a difference between exercising your free speech on campus and blocking someone else’s attempt to do the same.

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

This race to the elusive top is causing many young people to experience severe anxiety, depression, and hopelessness.

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

This counters the idea that teenagers respond poorly to Shakespeare's work.

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Perhaps a return to smaller districts and schools would be a wise move for students across the country.

Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

It is important to point out that while the name “Easter” is used in the English-speaking world.

Policing the Public Schools: How Schools Are Becoming Even More Like Prisons

Policing the Public Schools: How Schools Are Becoming Even More Like Prisons

Armed guards and police officers at schools are no guarantee of school safety and may cause more harm than good.

Ten Guides for Turning Boys Into Men

Ten Guides for Turning Boys Into Men

A young man needs guides, equipment, and maps for his journey. These books, and dozens of others, can serve him as a compass.

Transgender Athletes Will Spell the End of Women’s Sports

Transgender Athletes Will Spell the End of Women’s Sports

Fair play should be anything but controversial.

Easter Egg Hunts and Deluded Political Ideologies

Easter Egg Hunts and Deluded Political Ideologies

Ever been to a Communist Easter egg hunt?

Shock: College President Spine Manifested

Shock: College President Spine Manifested

Camille Paglia said something the other day that triggered a group of whinypants college students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. 

Three Public Speaking Tips From a Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie

Three Public Speaking Tips From a Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie

Given McGuffey’s five generations of successful use in the classroom, maybe modern educators have something to learn from this approach.

Are We In Fact Melding With Machines?

Are We In Fact Melding With Machines?

It could be argued that today’s young “snowflakes” are the obvious products of a lifetime immersion in digitalism.

What I Learned When My Students Began Jumping Rope

What I Learned When My Students Began Jumping Rope

When my fifth graders all flunked the physical fitness test, I decided to do something about it.  Every day after lunch we jumped rope for five minutes.   It worked.  

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Four Reasons 'You're a Hater' Has Become Fashionable Slander

Truth is the best antidote to hatred. Not my truth and your truth, but the conviction that it is possible for both of us to reach agreement on the truth of things with reason, evidence and dialogue.

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