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Announcing: my book of 65 education articles titled Saving K-12 to be published mid-November. Preorder after Labor Day.
Books are being printed now. I just stopped by a local art gallery to set up a book-signing party (in Virginia Beach). I’m contacting radio shows, websites, and so on. I want to do what I can to promote this book. I don’t think there’s much hope for K-12 unless a great many people reassess what’s going on. I…Continue
If you'd like to feel your head spin, try to understand the justification for Constructivism, a destructive pedagogical theory and method that has infested K-12 education.
Let me sum up the situation with the words of Allen Ginsberg:
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by sophistry
scheming hysterical shameless,…Continue
Okay, maybe they don't kill it. They simply try to prevent students from learning very much of it.
In our public schools, knowledge is a déclassé citizen, an illegal alien, a leper.
You might think that knowledge would be an axiomatic part of K-12 education. Not so. Our Education Establishment is obsessed with limiting the amount of knowledge to be found anywhere in the school. This has been the pattern since …Continue
Typical stats say that we have more than 30 million illiterates plus a much larger group of people who are semi-literate.
if you define a reader as someone who can curl up with a good book, we probably have 75+ million nonreaders.
Think about it. How is all that possible? Easy. Our Education Establishment is really good at illiteracy. They play games – an endless charade…Continue