Tag: education

The Family State, 1600-1776

This is a summary of the first chapter of Homeschool: An American History by Dr. Milton Gaither.  Feel free to respond either to my summary or to the chapter itself.  [ … ]

Is college a waste of time?

Charles Murray, best known for his controversial book The Bell-Curve, begins an essay criticizing higher education in America with a rather provocative premise. Imagine that America had no system of [ … ]

Need some coffee?

Maybe it is just because I’m supposed to be limiting my caffeine intake, but I’m craving a good cup of coffee right now.  Still, I may have found myself a [ … ]

A makeshift education

I was leafing through the Learning Resources catalog when I came across an educational toy I knew my children would really enjoy. I mused for a moment how nice it [ … ]