Education

Schools are Teaching Kids to Have Emotional “Meta-Moments”?!?
Here’s Why We’re Drowning in Information

Here’s Why We’re Drowning in Information

Part of it is simply a function of what happens to a civilization over time.

Does Homeschooling Give Children More Room to Excel?

Does Homeschooling Give Children More Room to Excel?

A homeschooled Minnesota teen recently achieved a perfect score on the ACT. 

Teacher: Making Things Fosters Entrepreneurial Thinking in Children

Teacher: Making Things Fosters Entrepreneurial Thinking in Children

There's value in those messy crafts and experiments scattered around the house.

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

Myth 1: Apprenticeship students are dumb failures.

You Can't Have Social Justice without Free Speech

You Can't Have Social Justice without Free Speech

Restrictions on Speech Haven't Made Campuses more Just

The Main Purpose of Education in a Republic

The Main Purpose of Education in a Republic

One simple principle from Charles Montesquieu

Is a Lack of Healthy Fear Behind Today’s Discipline Problems?

Is a Lack of Healthy Fear Behind Today’s Discipline Problems?

If children have no consequences to fear, then why should they be inspired to obey the rules or even strive for academic success?

Should We Care that Military History is Neglected in School?

Should We Care that Military History is Neglected in School?

Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it...

A Snapshot of James Madison’s Reading List
Why Children Should be Encouraged to Build Things

Why Children Should be Encouraged to Build Things

Are we squelching critical and creative thinking?
 

Why the Holocaust Should Matter to You

Why the Holocaust Should Matter to You

The Holocaust Museum: A Warning against Tyranny, a Tribute to Liberty

Should More Children Be Introduced to Gardening?

Should More Children Be Introduced to Gardening?

Is gardening another basic skill headed toward extinction?

The Intolerant Student Left

The Intolerant Student Left

It’s shocking who they’re going after now. 

For These 10 States, Perception Isn’t Reality When It Comes to Education

For These 10 States, Perception Isn’t Reality When It Comes to Education

The Nation's Report Card tells a different story.

Professor: Children’s Imaginations Are Being Destroyed

Professor: Children’s Imaginations Are Being Destroyed

10 ways this destruction takes place.

Are Schools Rediscovering the Need for Philosophy Curriculum?

Are Schools Rediscovering the Need for Philosophy Curriculum?

“The life of the mind grows upon ideas”

Maybe teachers need a blacksnake whip?

Maybe teachers need a blacksnake whip?

As another teacher is beat up on video, ‘Farmer Boy’ comes to mind. 

Is the Education System Producing 'Mercenaries'?

Is the Education System Producing 'Mercenaries'?

A mercenary is defined as a person who does something merely for the sake of money or some other reward.

Good News: The Popularity of Apprenticeship is Spreading

Good News: The Popularity of Apprenticeship is Spreading

Are white collar industries growing tired of the poorly educated students which come out of college?

…And Now the U.S. Ranks Dead Last in Problem-Solving Tech-Skills
Are We Misdiagnosing Immaturity as ADHD?

Are We Misdiagnosing Immaturity as ADHD?

Perhaps pills shouldn't be the go-to panacea.

Americans Don’t Read… and That’s Affecting Our Elections

Americans Don’t Read… and That’s Affecting Our Elections

"How can any Man judge, unless his Mind has been opened and enlarged by Reading?" - John Adams

New Report: Teacher Evaluation Systems Still Not Removing Bad Teachers

New Report: Teacher Evaluation Systems Still Not Removing Bad Teachers

Would a more local system of education solve this problem?

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective LEARNERS

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective LEARNERS

According to science, when many people think they’re learning, they’re really not.

What Black Lives Matter Should Protest

What Black Lives Matter Should Protest

The group wants a teacher fired now, maybe it should change its focus.

How the Islamic State is Using Schools to Indoctrinate Children

How the Islamic State is Using Schools to Indoctrinate Children

All education has a purpose, some purposes are worse than others, though. 

The True Culprit behind Standardized Tests

The True Culprit behind Standardized Tests

Standardized tests are only the symptom, not the source of the problem.

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