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APUSH Teachers Speak

Aug 17, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |

High school AP U.S. history teachers are coming forward to share their dissatisfaction with the current version of the College Board’s APUSH framework.

Academic Social Science and the Group

Jul 28, 2015 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the social sciences' shift of focus from the individual to the group.

Academic Social Science and Scientific Literacy

Apr 07, 2015 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the misunderstanding and misuse of scientific concepts by academic social scientists.

APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2015 by Kevin T. Brady |

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?"

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?

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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