CategoryEducation

Liberation, Montessori Style

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Most people think of Montessori education as classrooms that contain children of multiple ages, in which children are permitted to work uninterrupted, testing is deemphasized, and no grades are assigned. A smaller number know that the Montessori approach was developed over 100 years ago, that lessons are chosen based on observations of students, and that to a surprising degree, children choose...

STEM Day Learning Resources from Our Social Impact Partners

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In conjunction with leading social impact partners, Discovery Education is offering engaging digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National STEM Day observances nationwide. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities in celebrating the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. Discovery...

The Long History of Parents’ Rights

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In a Virginia gubernatorial debate on September 28th, Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe declared that parents should not “be telling schools what they should teach.” “Listen,” he continued, “we have a Board of Ed working with the local school boards to determine the curriculum for our schools. You don’t want parents coming in every different school jurisdiction saying, ‘This is what should be...

Explore Interactive Resources to Ignite Critical Conversations During Red Ribbon Week 

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Red Ribbon Week?takes place each year from October 23rd?to 31st?and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities. Discovery Education and CVS Health are partnering to host as part of the?Dose of Knowledge program to support educators, students and communities in the fight against substance misuse.  An expansion of CVS...

Yale Law Fails the Republic

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Law students are not children. Most are in their mid-twenties, with college degrees and some work experience on their resumes. They are daily expected to show up to class on time, make sense of complex and occasionally upsetting topics, and arrange their schedules so they can complete their assignments while managing other responsibilities. Some law students are married with children. But Yale...

Edexit: We Shouldn’t Let the Education Crisis Go to Waste

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In 2020 the American educational system was attacked by two viruses: Covid-19 and an unusually virulent strain of hyper-progressive ideology. Many parents and educators have been shocked and disoriented to find that institutions they trusted appear to have been taken over by zombie Marxists, filled with self-righteous anger. Unless they are from “URMs” (under-represented minorities), their...