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Saving Civilization, K-5 Edition: An Address at Great Hearts Academy

Aug 05, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood addresses elementary school teachers on the grammar school as the "engine of civilization" at Great Hearts Academy in Phoeniz, Arizona.

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Georgia NAS Chapter Sponsors Lecture on “Tenured Radicals”

Oct 29, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

On Sunday, November 3, Drs. Mary Grabar and Tina Trent will speak about the influence of radical ideology in schools of education and women's studies. 

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Common Core State Standards:  Above and Beyond

Oct 10, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young concludes his series on CCSS by emphasizing why K-12 education is in need of a complete overhaul.

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Common Core State Standards: Teacher Training and Pedagogy

Oct 03, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young describes the measures necessary to prepare new teachers for CCSS.

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Common Core State Standards: Schools of Education

Sep 26, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the serious inadequacy of education schools in preparing teachers for the K-12 classroom.

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Common Core State Standards: Instructional Materials

Sep 12, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the type of instructional materials necessary to improve K-12 educational outcomes.

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Tales From an Ed School Survivor

Aug 14, 2013 by George Leef |

Mathematician and math teacher Barry Garelick writes about his unhappy experiences in the “math methods” course he took while pursuing his obligatory teaching certificate at George Mason University several years ago.

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Common Core State Standards: A National Curriculum?

Jul 25, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the debate over the impact of CCSS for states.

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Common Core State Standards: Our Mathematics Problem

Jul 11, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the steep decline in mathematics education during the last half-century.

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Common Core State Standards: Our Literacy Problem

Jul 04, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young analyzes the sharp decline in reading proficiency among both high school and college students.

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Smartness Is Nothing but False and Oppressive

May 31, 2013 by George Leef |

Why smart people are oppressive, rather than smart.

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NAS’s Sandra Stotsky at Teacher Education Panel

Aug 20, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

“We no longer can count on strong high school preparation, which is what other countries rely on for those they admit to a teacher preparation program,” Stotsky said.

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The Survival of Hillsdale’s Teacher Preparation Program

Jul 26, 2012 by George Leef |

Several years ago, a policy change in Michigan put the future of Hillsdale College's teacher preparation program in jeopardy. The state decreed that all teacher training programs in the state would have to obtain national accreditation,… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Education Is Not a Discipline

Jun 15, 2012 by Bill Roden |

Bill Roden observes that training in education is about method, not substance, and doesn't fit with other academic disciplines.

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Revising Teacher Education: Meaningful Change or Window Dressing?

Mar 19, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Will the newly formed accrediting agency for education schools enact some real reforms to improve K-12 education?

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