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The whole school system, almost any school system, is there for the students. But that was not enough for the Education Establishment. They had to use the kids as leverage to destroy what was left of…Continue
The headline is totally counterintuitive....yes, I know that.The longer I've studied education, the more I was shocked by how destructive most theories and methods are.It's a lot like going to a…Continue
Illiteracy is still the big problem. The education establishment foisted a phony method on the American public. That would be sight-words, an instructional method that guarantees most kids will never learn to read.
The podcast (and transcript) introduces three experts, all women accustomed to working with teachers:
HERE'S WHAT PROMPTED SOME BIG THOUGHTS ABOUT K-12:
I read an article by a professor about rhetoric, communication, grammar, and such. It hit me that a person, to understand…Continue
Everyone in education needs to know what the Reading Wars are all about. Here's a quick summary. Episode 21 on Let's Fix Education. 10 minutes. Share and subscribe.
All my life I am primarily a writer. But until a few years ago I would never have thought to recommend my sort of education to anyone else.
The typical literary education seems to be putting too much emphasis on famous works and famous authors and the details thereof.
But the main activity in a liberal arts education is analysis of text.…Continue