Education

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Some American schools are recognizing students’ financial literacy problem and are setting out to remedy it.

Did U.S. Schools Just Use Poverty as an Excuse for Poor Performance?

Did U.S. Schools Just Use Poverty as an Excuse for Poor Performance?

Impoverished nations like Vietnam do better than the U.S.
 

Notre Dame Prof: Our Schools Are Committing ‘Civilizational Suicide’

Notre Dame Prof: Our Schools Are Committing ‘Civilizational Suicide’

According to Patrick Deneen, modern students' ignorance is the education system's "crowning achievement".

Are Zero-Tolerance Policies Hurting the Good Kids?

Are Zero-Tolerance Policies Hurting the Good Kids?

Alyssa Drescher is learning the answer to that question the hard way.

Now Schools are Testing Students on Their Emotional Skills?!?

Now Schools are Testing Students on Their Emotional Skills?!?

According to an expert on emotional skills, all attempts to measure them "suck".

Diversity vs. Academic Excellence

Diversity vs. Academic Excellence

It’s tough to have both as the University of Minnesota seems to be experiencing. 

Why Knowing the Past is Important

Why Knowing the Past is Important

Only 12% of high school seniors are considered proficient in U.S. History by the National Assessment of Educational Progress. 

The 5 Essentials of a Good Teacher

The 5 Essentials of a Good Teacher

Given the increasingly bureaucratic nature of education, do you think it’s difficult for teachers to obtain and cultivate these five essentials today?

 

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Apparently, colleges are having a hard time keeping students and graduating them.

New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

New Study: Private School Students Ahead of Their Public School Peers by Two Years

...even after adjusting for background differences.
 

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

Australia Discovers that Its Homeschool Students are Far Above Average

A parliamentary enquiry showed that homeschoolers scored 70 points higher on national assessments.

New Report: Preschool Benefits Not Supported by Evidence

New Report: Preschool Benefits Not Supported by Evidence

Would it be wise to wait before we spend millions of dollars on the alleged preschool panacea?

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

Directing children to worthwhile reading material requires more than picking up a book and handing it to them.

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Are parents missing a great chance to give their children a successful start in life?

Hello, Norma Jean. Goodbye great books

Hello, Norma Jean. Goodbye great books

How universities are making light of culture.

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

4 Reasons Why This Teacher Now Supports Homeschooling

"If every student in my classroom were a radio, my home-schooled student was the one whose switch was turned on.”

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

Do children really need books about zombies or a polar bear’s missing underwear?

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

“Imagination does not stir at the suggestion of the feeble, much-diluted stuff that is too often put into children’s hands.”

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

Children who went through "behavior modification" treatment saw significant benefits.

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

Words of wisdom from Sir Francis Bacon.

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

Colleges Are Eagerly Accepting Homeschooled Kids

What socialization critics never expected...

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

The answer shouldn't surprise us.

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

...and they probably won't learn about it in school.

You Can’t Separate ‘Critical Thinking’ and Good Writing

You Can’t Separate ‘Critical Thinking’ and Good Writing

3 ways to foster good thinking and clear writing in today's students.

NPR Questions Bernie Sanders’ Free College Plan

NPR Questions Bernie Sanders’ Free College Plan

It sounds great, but what's the catch?

How Air Combat Changed Roald Dahl

How Air Combat Changed Roald Dahl

Did you know the famous author was a fighter pilot in World War II?

A Trump-esque President in a Catholic University?

A Trump-esque President in a Catholic University?

Newman's style has garnered comparisons with Donald Trump.

Teachers Fed Up with Undisciplined Students

Teachers Fed Up with Undisciplined Students

An increasing number of teachers are reluctant to encourage others to follow their footsteps.

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