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Not learning from history

Ronnie Smith | 21 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, history, Vietnam War
The advance of years leads to a loss of one's own historical context.


Which diversity matters (if any)?

J. Budziszewski | 13 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: discrimination, diversity, education
Why do academics fret about racial diversity, but not diversity of thinking?


What universities can learn from the three wise monkeys

James Schall SJ | 30 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, political correctness, truth
The truth hurts, so it will always be "offensive", says a political philosopher.


Are your kids learning to think critically?

Thomas Lickona | 16 November 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: critical thinking skills, education


We should all know how to YouTube

Denyse O'Leary | 15 Sep 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, new media, YouTube


The end of single-sex higher education

Kelsey Paff | 11 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, single sex schooling, transgenderism
All-female colleges have caved into pressure to admit transgender women.


Math profs devastate social media “popularity”

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Jul 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, Internet use, social media, teens


Let’s not abandon the humble lecture quite yet

Michael Cowling and Cris Brack | 16 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, technology use
Is a 'flipped' classroom really better?


The red and blue of family stability

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 June 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education, family values, marriage culture


Will there still be science in 2020?

Denyse O'Leary | 6 Jun 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, philosophy, science


How smart is it to allow students to use phones at school?

Richard Murphy and Louis-Philippe Beland | 14 May 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: cell phones, education, mobile phones, smartphones


An education is a terrible thing to waste

Kevin Ryan | 16 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: careers, college, education
Too many Americans are wasting precious years and vast amounts of cash acquiring a college education.


Ignore the fads: teachers should teach and students should listen

Greg Ashman | 09 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, teaching
Could we get over our problem with authority, please?


South Korean education ranks high, but it’s the kids who pay

David Santandreu Calonge | 31 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: child wellbeing, education, happiness, Korea
The intense pressure to succeed in Korea is taking its financial and social toll.


The making of men

Francis Phillips | 18 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, John Henry Newman, UK, university
Few people have known more about how to develop the character of youth than Cardinal Newman.


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