College assignments are meant to gauge learning. Making classes ‘virtual’ decreases the likelihood that learning will actually occur.
Today, more than ever, parents must decide for themselves what they treasure: passing desires and excuses, or productive future adults.
Concentrated white matter invariably results in better cognitive performance in the kids who stay off screens: they focus better, learn faster, and show greater mental flexibility and creativity.
For the first six years of their education, I homeschooled my kids. While I loved it, here are a few things I would have changed.
Between ineffective teaching methods at school and an overdose of screen time at home, our children are becoming intellectually deficient. We need to reverse the trends.
A new study suggests that when our brain works harder to read or write something, the better we recall the information. Enter Sans Forgetica!
Parent emails, difficult administration, limited pay raise potential, the looming threat of strikes — why would one choose to enter such a field?
Placing kids in the care of trained professionals with abundant resources instead of a parent with bad habits should reverse their downward trajectory. Why doesn’t it?
Allowing young children to learn naturally through play, rather than in academic settings, is better for their academic growth long-term.
We live in an attention-deficient, hectic, technology-riddled society, but we can fight the tide of clickbait and soundbites by using technology’s tools to foster learning and mental acuity.
In a misguided effort to raise the bar, we are depriving our children of many of the experiences they need to develop healthy, open minds, and a love of learning.
One way to attack Western civilization is to change the learning environment from a quiet, contemplative one to a busy, communal one.
While some argue cursive writing belongs in the archives and Common Core ushers it out of schools, the evidence shows we need it as much as ever.
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