teaching the kids

All people are created educable.

“Many in the 18th c. who thought democracy was absurd rejected it because they disagreed with this thesis, believing that the majority of people (even of white men) were not educable, i.e. that even with educational resources most people were […]

teaching the kids

On aristocratic tutoring.

The language is casual, but the ideas and reasoning are sharp. “It’s no secret that school sux. It’s not that tutoring is good, it’s that mechanized schooling is really bad. If we got rid of formal 20th century K-12 education, […]

teaching the kids

School vs Wikipedia.

“So, for the last three years, teachers have been telling my kids that they can’t use Wikipedia for any school work.” | learn more

teaching the kids

Grades and test scores, still.

“Grades are, by far, the criteria the public says should most factor into admissions decisions. This is followed by standardized test scores (39% major factor, 46% minor factor)…” | learn more