Education

Pediatricians Are Now Writing ‘Play Prescriptions’

Pediatricians Are Now Writing ‘Play Prescriptions’

How is it that parents now need doctors to tell them to let their kids play?

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

High Schoolers Don't Read Books Anymore… and Why That Sets Them Up for Failure

Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.

How Low-Energy Parents Can Get Their Children to Cooperate
Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

Former Syracuse Professor Explains Why the University Should Not Be a Shopping Mall

But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?

Stoneman Douglas at 6 Months

Stoneman Douglas at 6 Months

Political activism is fine, but to focus on politics instead of commonsense solutions for school safety simply isn’t.

‘Social Justice’ is Overrunning the University of Texas

‘Social Justice’ is Overrunning the University of Texas

Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.

Revered College President Explains What Parents Miss in Preparing Their Children for College

Revered College President Explains What Parents Miss in Preparing Their Children for College

Some prime advice from the late University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins.

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today's Fashionable Philosophies

Young Minds Are Undermined by Today's Fashionable Philosophies

Neuroscience and psychology show that all people are motivated by status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness and fairness (SCARF). Postmodernism's denial of SCARF is contributing to young people's depression and despondency. 

I Spent a Week Teaching High School Kids How Government Works. Here’s What I Discovered.
Should Parents Have the Right to Choose a Safe School?

Should Parents Have the Right to Choose a Safe School?

When it comes to protecting a child’s well-being, parents usually know best.

How the Summer Gave Me Hope for the Future

How the Summer Gave Me Hope for the Future

Perhaps the future isn’t as bleak as we’ve been led to believe.

Are Trigger Warnings Ruining Literature?

Are Trigger Warnings Ruining Literature?

If literature produces this sting, it also produces the cure. 

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

How 'The Abolition of Man' Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

In the modern world, C.S. Lewis argues in The Abolition of Man, we have trained the head and encouraged the heart, while neglecting the soul, the most important part of the person. As Lewis so scathingly puts it, we are producing men without chests.

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

The Affective Fallacy: Understanding How Your Feelings Can Make You Dumb

When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Divorce Lawyer: Schools Should Teach More About Marriage

Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

Goya’s Painting of Saturn Devouring His Son: A Study in Damnation 

 The Story and Symbolism Behind the Most Chilling Image in the History of Western Art 

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Chesterton: Science Is a Tool (or a Toy), Nothing More

Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.

Get Rid of College Majors? Not So Fast.

Get Rid of College Majors? Not So Fast.

Higher educations institutions need to change how they are run, not get rid of their majors.

How to Replicate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Education for Your Child

How to Replicate J.R.R. Tolkien’s Education for Your Child

Parents can glean a number of insights from Tolkien’s upbringing in the hopes of awakening some of the same hidden genius in their own offspring.

How Generation Z Became America’s Most Intolerant Generation
Want More Women in Technical Fields? Get the Government Out of the Way.

Want More Women in Technical Fields? Get the Government Out of the Way.

Girls like trade classes in girls-only settings. So why is the government standing in the way of this?

Self Control: The Overlooked Key to Wealth and Health

Self Control: The Overlooked Key to Wealth and Health

We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates. 

Distinguishing Important Tasks from Urgent Ones Is the Secret of Success

Distinguishing Important Tasks from Urgent Ones Is the Secret of Success

If President Eisenhower had not focused on the important while commanding the Allied forces, would World War II been lost?

School Superintendent Tells Education Scholar to 'Drop Dead' Following Janus Decision

School Superintendent Tells Education Scholar to 'Drop Dead' Following Janus Decision

An email was sent to all school district superintendents in Illinois regarding the recent Supreme Court decision. See one superintendent's response.

Should Immigrants be Required to Learn English?

Should Immigrants be Required to Learn English?

Rhode Island Lawmaker Takes a Swipe at 100-year-old “Americanization” Law.

Pascal on Why Living in the Present Is So Difficult (Yet so Important)

Pascal on Why Living in the Present Is So Difficult (Yet so Important)

We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.

Why Aristotle Believed Common Goods Are More Divine than Private Goods

Why Aristotle Believed Common Goods Are More Divine than Private Goods

Comfortable shoes, Thanksgiving turkeys, and geometry can all teach us about happiness and the Divine.

3 Ways to Have a Good Argument

3 Ways to Have a Good Argument

Somewhere along the way, we forgot how to argue well. Help restore civil discourse.

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