Video – DNA tests reveal that elongated skulls found in the Paracas desert of Peru were not of human origins.
Heather Callaghan – On Mar 17, tiny nine-year-old Sydney Smoot rocked the Brooksville Elementary Schoolhouse when she boldly ripped into the new Florida Standards Assessment.
Andrea Shulman – By teaching kids these 3 subjects, we would give students the tools they need to not only be knowledgeable in schools, but to flourish.
Video – Noam Chomsky offers his opinion of the education system, how it encourages conformity and discourages independent thought.
Frank M. Wanderer – The society and culture in which you have grown up programmed those fixed patterns of the mind into you, and your identity who you are and what your job is in this world, is based upon those patterns…
Ethan Indigo Smith – Anyone who says that people cannot change things, that we are powerless to the control systems that already exists, does not realize they are in a system that began as imagination, an idea, which came about through influence…
Jefferey Jaxen – Thanks to the early work of whistle blowers like Charlotte Iserbyt, parents are becoming aware that government-run public education may not be right for their children anymore.
Video – Pursuing a college degree does not guarantee you your dream job, so does success in the school system correlate to success in life?
Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton – Why is there such a concerted, nationwide push to place these dangerous towers right next to our growing children in the very buildings they spend all their time in during the week?
Will Stanton – Teachers have become repeaters of information. They are merely regurgitating everything they once learned from their own teachers, and perpetuating the recycling of information…
Mike Sygula – Does the fact that someone has no academic degree in a particular field mean that this person is incapable of becoming an expert?
Video – How hacking education can make young people more effective and happy.
Sigmund Fraud – An experiment helped this teacher to quickly figure out these 3 painfully obvious truths about modern school and how we treat children…
Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times And Common Purpose, and the threat of Social Services… This British mum smacks down the punishing culture of the public school system . She gives a chilling account of what happened when her son was given confusing commands, humiliated in front of class, brought to tears and trauma and how it was covered up […]
Robert Bonomo, Contributor Waking Times “No one is more of a slave than he who thinks himself free without being so.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Contemporary baptized, corporatized and sanitized man rarely has the occasion to question his identity, and when he does a typical response might be, “I am product manager for a large […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times A child grows in our society conditioned to believe that happiness is perpetually postponed for tomorrow. Their hope and vision is confined to living within society’s expectations and standards of the future where happiness exists in promises. They must pass every grade and go on to the next level […]
Julian Wash, Contributor Waking Times Dear Humans, Today I wish to return to consciousness a number of curious aspects associated with the institution that we call “higher learning.” In the process, I’ll call into review certain facets of its design and briefly describe some of the inner-workings of this construct, as I see it. There are many systems, […]
Jamie Lee, Contributor Waking Times Editor’s Note: This Part III of Jamie Lee’s critical essay on the state of modern public education. Please review Part I, here, and Part II, here. “A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population […]
Jamie Lee, Contributor Waking Times Editor’s Note: This is part II of James Lee’s series on the state of modern education. Part I can be found here. “We are not speaking of education in the narrower sense, but of that other education in virtue from youth upwards, which makes a man eagerly pursue the ideal […]