In the wake of COVID chaos, some schools are doing away with grade-levels, grades, and tests, and replacing them with competencies, ratings, and demonstrations of mastery.
What often results from standards-based grading is a student who never did any of the work or learned any of the material, but still passes the course with flying colors.
Hillsdale College’s new K-12 curriculum “insists and does its utmost to abide by an honest commitment to the truth as it is, not as what some might want it to be.”
The pathology sweeping the United States has already gained a substantial foothold — one that won’t be repulsed by simply creating a law to ban it.
What teachers choose to cover (or not cover) during their limited classroom time will reveal what biases and agendas that educator has on American history.
Parents have been told to place their children in a brand-new online learning environment with no study of any kind supporting its use. It’s not going well.
College assignments are meant to gauge learning. Making classes ‘virtual’ decreases the likelihood that learning will actually occur.
Using claims of discrimination as a wedge in the door for government bureaucrats would end religious education and the religious rights of parents to educate their children according to the dictates of their faith.
The current situation is far from ideal, but some influential people are now sensing a great opportunity to make online learning the norm. They shouldn’t.
Now is as good a time as any to remind educators you cannot replace the dynamism of a real classroom with Google Classroom.
Elizabeth Warren said she was fired as a teacher when she became pregnant. Records show the school board gave her another contract and she resigned.
The progress of Western civilization is a direct result of its openness to self-criticism and its confidence that our aspirational principles are right and just.
Professor Richard Vedder’s book, ‘Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America,’ offers some valuable critiques of the failures of higher education, although the book’s perspective is at times narrow.
All this I might well expect from a pundit or a columnist in a college newspaper. But it’s a particular disappointment for this to have been authored by a professor of history.
Teachers should not be faulted for their efforts, but there are significant reasons to ensure the line between teacher and parent remains distinct.
Money is not at the root of America’s education problem. The true root of the issue lies with the human participants.
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