Thursday, February 22, 2018

Why Do We Have Schools?

Have your kids ever asked, “But why do I have to go to school?” This is in essence the same question that Seth Godin poses to us as adults in Stop Stealing Dreams. Godin is an avid believer that the modern education system was built to create products of the industrial age – compliant, productive, [...]

America’s Schools: Breeding Grounds for Compliant Citizens

I ran across this article yesterday and just had to share it with you. You might not know me and the work that I’ve done with my Parenting 4 Success course… but I am adamantly against formal education.  When I hear presidents and potential presidents talk about how important school is in these recent debates, [...]

American Schools – An Envy of Asian Education Officials?

Is America the new, world-leading model of education? If you’ve listened to all of the numbers, read the statistics, and believed the reports about American students failing in schools and standardized test scores, you would never think that the American education system is envied by anyone. I wouldn’t have thought so either, until I recently [...]

Schools Wasting Money and Failing Our Kids

The United States spends more money per student than any other country on the entire planet. Our children should be scoring the highest, getting the best grades, and having the brightest futures. That would be true if all of that money was well spent, and if money was the only thing that mattered. The documentary, [...]