Education

3 Reasons Why Antonin Scalia Was a Great Writer

3 Reasons Why Antonin Scalia Was a Great Writer

Considering that only 27% of American students are proficient in writing, would American students benefit from learning from some of his writing secrets? 

Tradition with Incredible Track Record Predicts the GOP Nominee
How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

Try to do these problems without a calculator.... 

College Students Love Civic Engagement, But Hate Free Speech
T.S. Eliot on Early Childhood Education

T.S. Eliot on Early Childhood Education

We're in a Catch-22 when it comes to parenting and education.

C.S. Lewis on “The Essential Evil” of Schools

C.S. Lewis on “The Essential Evil” of Schools

It might resonate with some of you. 

When Books Die, All at Once

When Books Die, All at Once

Never has the stock market soared higher nor the supply of affordable books been cheaper. Lucky or cursed, let us examine the latter–about which T.S. Eliot asks a great question but falls short in his reply.

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

"Nearly a third of young people… say they are too scared to look at their bank balance."

More Evidence That Kids Just Need to Move?

More Evidence That Kids Just Need to Move?

A new study shows that more physical activity increases math scores.

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

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