Digital multitasking: scourge or blessing?
Anya Kamenetz | 22 May 2013 |
tags: education, multitasking, social media
How can we teach students to focus on what they ought to be doing?
The value of a liberal-arts education
Jill Tiefenthaler | 09 May 2013 |
tags: education, liberal arts
Colleges must prepare young people to think with rigour and creativity rather than just train them for a job.
Portrait of a forceful thinker
Jorge Bergoglio | 15 March 2013 |
tags: education, euthanasia, religion, same-sex marriage
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.
The internet is a paradise for cheaters
Karl D. Stephan | 30 January 2013 |
Universities have to work hard to discourage students from cheating.
Wicca, Raelism, Animism, Christianity…
Barbara Kay | 13 December 2012 |
tags: education, Quebec, religious freedom
All must be accorded absolute respect, according to a draconian mandate from Quebec's education junta.
How education hijacked brain research
Max Coltheart | 11 December 2012 |
tags: education, neuroscience
Some governments and schools are considering high-cost brain training programs despite a lack of evidence of any educational benefits.
Won’t Back Down
Denyse O'Leary | 11 October 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews, USA
This inspiring film about America's failing schools has a radical diagnosis: shake off the dead hand of the teachers' unions.
Neo vs. the Karate Kid
Micah Watson | 10 July 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews
The Matrix and The Karate Kid offer two competing views of the relationship between how we learn and how we understand human nature.
eU: education goes online
David Glance | 02 July 2012 |
Some of America's best-known universities are trying to leverage their prestige by offering on-line course by leading academics.
Canada’s intransigent secularists
Rebekah Hebbert | 23 February 2012 |
tags: Canada, education, religious freedom
If Canadian parents are forced to send their children to objectionable classes, should it be a surprise if some of them secede from the school system?
The Norway massacre: what it reveals about a bullying programme
Izzy Kalman | 03 September 2011 |
Why does an anti-bullying programme work in Scandinavia and not in America?
The quest to re-moralise the modern university
Steven Schwartz | 05 August 2011 |
tags: education, universities
Even in the age of greed is good, the fundamental job of universities is to produce “capable and cultivated human beings”.
Another coffin nail for US public education
Kevin Ryan | 11 July 2011 |
tags: California, education, homosexuality
California's new gay-friendly curriculum raises questions about the future of government-run schools.
An appeal to Generation Y
Alan Sears | 29 June 2011 |
tags: education, same-sex marriage
The rising generation's lack of interest in philosophy and history makes them vulnerable to the sophistry of same-sex marriage.
Yale and the Nanny State
Kevin Ryan | 24 May 2011 |
Why has the Federal Government become involved in disciplining frat boy wannabees?