The Surprising History of Autodidacticism

Non-traditional forms of education have gained popularity in the past few decades. A rise in homeschooling, unschooling, and online tutoring makes it obvious that many parents are thinking outside the box of public schooling to advance their children’s education.  With this comes a rise in autodidacticism in children. Dictionary.com defines autodidacticism as “the process or

By |2022-05-16T14:05:06-04:00May 16th, 2022|Instruction|0 Comments

New “Disinformation Czar” Accuses Parents of Spreading Disinformation Over CRT in Schools

The woman set to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s new Disinformation Governance Board accused angry parents at school board meetings of being “disinformers” who are “weaponizing” issues for “profit.” As Nina Jankowicz has become the controversial pick for President Biden’s new “disinformation czar,” comments recently surfaced from a speech she gave back in October 2021.

By |2022-05-10T18:00:45-04:00May 10th, 2022|Government, News|0 Comments

President Biden Tells Teachers that Students are “Like Yours” in the Classroom

At the White House on Wednesday, President Biden told a group of teachers that students are “like yours” when they’re in the classroom. During the annual National and State Teachers of the Year award ceremony held at the White House, the President talked about the heroic work of teachers. But the reason they were teachers

By |2022-05-03T17:13:32-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Government, News|0 Comments

Podcast Ep. 14 “Deep Equity: Something Doesn’t Add Up” with Guest Shelly Norden

  In our school systems, is equity measured by equal opportunity or equal outcomes? Today, Melvin speaks with Shelly Norden, an award-winning educator who became troubled with new teacher “deep equity” training and the following decline in student success.  Shelly says, “I was an award winning educator [2016 Teacher of the Year] in

By |2022-05-09T11:20:46-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Podcast Episodes|1 Comment
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