Posts tagged with the category Education
How To Change A Student's Life Forever
These days we think of students as precious little orchids whose self-esteem must not be bruised by their education. The notion of a “teacher” as an authority figure is out of fashion. Have we got it all wrong?
Writing recently in the Wall Street Journal, author Joanne Lipman made a case that an old-fashioned education is still the...
We Don't Need No Education
Our education system is currently in crisis. It is no secret that American children are at best average when compared to children from other countries (see, e.g., this Huffington Post article), and our adults fare very poorly on tests of math, science, history, and general knowledge.
This has serious implications for our democracy. Thomas...