Gatto argues that educational strategies promoted by government and industry leaders for over a century included the creation of a system that keeps real power in the hands of very few people.
Take a moment and remember your favorite teacher - now imagine that teacher could reach, not 30 kids in a classroom, but millions of students all over the world. That's exactly what Sal Khan is doing on his website Khan Academy. With its digital les
In my home state, the government's prison masters are trying to stop the spread of charter virtual schools (cyber schooling) because such freedom of education would not allow the state to gather up your children in big, yellow bully houses on wheels,
As a new school year begins, more than 50,000 Australian children will be home-schooled and in most cases, their parents are doing it illegally. It is compulsory to send children between the ages of six and 16 to school, or register them for home
Just before Christmas the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a small improvement to its 2,100 free online courses: The free online service will now grant, for a modest affordable fee, credentials for those online students who gain
At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.
In Arizona, an estimated 22,500 students are being homeschooled, including more than 9,300 in Maricopa County. The growth has been dramatic.
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A mother writes about her decision to homeschool
When people hear that my wife and I never sent our daughter, Elyssa, to the Indoctrination camps (also known as "schools"), most people want to know what we did instead of school...
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Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises — and calls for
In short, we desperately need to educate every citizen to his or her highest level of intellectual ability. To fail in that endeavor renders the final equation of a country like Haiti.
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It has been discovered that Greg Mortenson of "Three Cups of Tea" & "Stones for Schools" fame lied about his charity's efforts of building private schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
When I learned I could download nearly all of the books for free onto an e-reader, I chose a Kindle. In the long run, it lowers our cost because printing and binding comes out to be much more expensive.
45 percent of students show no significant improvement in the key measures of critical thinking or complex reasoning by their sophmore year, explaining much about the American electorate.
A powerful banking association tried -- and failed -- to censor a Cambridge University student's thesis that exposed a flaw in electronic card security. Chip and PIN is a smartcard payment system in the United Kingdom that requires customers to en
The Department of Education will release finalized regulations targeting for-profit colleges that give the government a stronger hand overseeing the fast-growing sector — including reining in how recruiters are paid and an attempt to define credit ho
Hello i have been trying to figure out someone to contact regarding this KU issue for months now. I have been missing money for over a year now from KU and no one will give me info regarding it. I need to go above them and talk with someone to getRead Letter
They make money the old fashioned way. They steal it.
One of the tricky things about using genetic tests in medicine is whether knowledge of a particular gene variation is sufficient to offer specific medical advice. 2 different screening programs affecting college students this fall underscore some of
The U.S. government is going to war with pay-for education companies, targeting their business models due to low repayment rates on government loans.
At the time, I was so frustrated that those public school bureaucrats were meddling with my son and our family, but now I’m more than a little pleased.
Just in time for summer school, Glenn Beck has announced that he is starting a university in his name.
America's 375 year institution is being destroyed for profit
Homeschool to Harvard: one student's amazing story - Dakota Root with father, Wayne Allyn Root