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
Tammy reluctantly handed her cell phone to her five-year-old daughter in the hopes of filing her taxes in peace. She squinted at figures and clicked buttons as the self-filing program directed her through the process. Tammy glanced toward the living room and noted that Lina was occupied. Maybe she could finish this task without interruption.
What’s the story behind the Noah Webster Educational Foundation? Our organization’s president Melvin Adams and his wife Sandy share many of the alarming education issues they saw coming to America and how they wanted to provide solutions to help citizens reclaim our schools. May 10, 2022 marks our
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.
Podcast Ep. 15 “The Curriculum Kaleidoscope: Woke Concepts and Cultural Correctness” with Guest Shelly Norden
Should taxpayer money fund teacher protests? In this conclusion of her interview, guest Shelly Norden shares with Melvin the harm of teacher and student protests during instruction hours—a previously unheard-of occurrence. They also discuss difficulties teachers face in disciplining students in a system designed to reward, not punish, misbehavior. Did you miss last
Teaching is a career that many feel called to pursue. For some educators, it’s merely a job, but for others, it’s a calling, ministry—even a destiny. But teaching in modern America is no walk in the park, and since the Covid-19 pandemic, this career has gotten even harder. While education and educators alike are hailed
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
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