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Unpersuasive book argues that higher education should have a leftist bias

Apr 23, 2014 by George Leef |

"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of this book are pointless and screechy."

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Prager U: The Government vs. the American Character

Apr 22, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Explosions in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other welfare programs are changing the American character for the worse—from one that focuses on individual responsibility and giving, to one that focuses on consumption.

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Columbia Teachers College Study is Broad and Subjective

Mar 05, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

The Columbia Teachers College's new study, College Educational Quality, aims to assess academic quality in higher education. The research methods, however, merit much questioning.

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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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Will the Internet Replace College?

Sep 25, 2013 by John Maguire |

John Maguire reviews two books that ponder whether the rise of "online" will mean the downfall of higher education as we now know it.

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Common Core State Standards: College and Career Readiness

Aug 22, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the serious decline in literacy and quantitative skills among students currently entering college.

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Common Core State Standards: Nonfiction Versus Fiction

Aug 01, 2013 by William H. Young |

Wiliam Young examines the controversy over CCSS proposals for K‒12 reading content.

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A Profession at Risk: Teaching Humans in the New Millennium

Jun 28, 2013 by David Clemens |

David Clemens reviews a new collection of essays and asks, "What is real education, and why does it need defending?"

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Before Turning Students into Writers, Teach Them Grammar

Jun 24, 2013 by Troy Camplin |

Should students be taught how to be writers or how to write?

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Here’s One Writing Prof Who Gets Results

May 08, 2013 by George Leef |

To teach students how to write well, explains John Maguire, train them to use active verbs and build good sentences.

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The “Affirmative Action” Colleges Really Need

Jan 28, 2013 by George Leef |

Robert Weissberg writes for the Pope Center on how students can encourage good teaching and discourage bad teaching through operant conditioning.

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Teacher Movie Mythology and Won’t Back Down

Jan 15, 2013 by Peter Cohee |

While most movies about teachers seem mythical, the recent movie Won't Back Down is a different type of teacher movie.

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The Mind of Students

Dec 31, 2012 by Will Fitzhugh |

Students' minds are the main engines of academic work; we should try to learn what's going on inside them, argues Will Fitzhugh.

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Prager U: Free Market Morality

Nov 13, 2012 by Jason Fertig |

Is the free market morally superior or inferior to other economic systems?

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Sometimes, Teaching is Beyond Wonderful

Jun 28, 2012 by George Leef |

This is a wonderful piece on teaching.

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