Education

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

It's not all sex and soma in Aldous Huxley's dystopia. 

Preschool Isn’t Giving Kids Enough Time to PLAY

Preschool Isn’t Giving Kids Enough Time to PLAY

Our kids are failing at preschool and preschool is failing our kids.

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

While it’s true that apprenticeships are growing in popularity, there’s still something holding them back from becoming mainstream.

5 Pieces of Education Advice from the 15th Century

5 Pieces of Education Advice from the 15th Century

#5. Teach students to become independent learners.

Even Math can be Biased

Even Math can be Biased

It can’t be said enough, there is no value-neutral education. 

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

If your goal for your children is a lifetime of government work, then by all means send them to public school: the bigger, the better.

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Students of all types – athletic or academic – might benefit for these reasons.

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

"Most people are horrified by what's going on in the universities."

Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

As philosophy professor Matthew Lipman realized, college was a little late in life to learn to think properly.

This is What Happens to Students When They Read the 'Great Books'
Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Subsidiarity calls for decision-making power and responsibility to be held at the lowest level..

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

A balanced approach to the opt out movement.
 

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

“As soon as you duplicate the conditions of the public school system, you’re gonna duplicate their results."

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

How did the Ingalls girls get such a stellar education?

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

3 ways in which some parents are doing just that.

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

As some of the greats have recognized, it's an important accompaniment to reading.

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men
5 Habits That Propelled Rockefeller to Fame and Fortune
What They’re Reading in Ivy League Schools
Parents Are Paying $180/Hr for THIS?!?

Parents Are Paying $180/Hr for THIS?!?

Learning common sense comes with a hefty price tag these days. 

5 Reasons to Go Back to One-Room Schools

5 Reasons to Go Back to One-Room Schools

Recent developments show Americans starting to think outside the education box.

Report Says British and American Students Have Low Basic Skills

Report Says British and American Students Have Low Basic Skills

Time for schools to go back to basics?

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

School choice is hardly a modern idea dreamed up by the religious right.

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

A principal purpose of studying literature is to give us all a common culture.

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Parents need to take back the authority they have turned over to their children.

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

An elementary school has canceled them all to determine if they’re oppressive

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