Ben Fogle – Why are we still using teaching systems that rely on cramming information to be regurgitated in exams?
Anna Hunt – The new preschool focuses on academics rather than communication, creativity and play, making frustrated robots out of our children.
Phillip J. Watt – What is modern education doing to our children?
Video – This famous CE explains why he was dissatisfied with traditional schooling and started a small school that teaches without a grade structure.
Video – We need to open our minds and educate ourselves that exam results aren’t the barometer of success and that we can’t let them decide our fate.
Sigmund Fraud – These four inspiring young people are setting the example with their courage and integrity.
Ray B. Williams – There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It’s the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.
Video – Will technology create a more dynamic and effective classroom environment that encourages students to help each other achieve educational goals?
Video – Part four in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto’s book, The Underground History of American Education.
Video – How hacking education can make young people more effective and happy.
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…
Kees Deckers, Contributor Waking Times So-called new-age and spiritualistic believers think that new generations of children are more intelligent than past generations of children. Although it is important to finally…
Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Image if your child came home from school excited as could be because they had been learning how to plant trees. Or what if your…
Aaron Jackson, Guest Writer Waking Times The concepts of consumerism and careerism are predominant in first world countries, and are increasing in countries with less “advanced” economies too, but why? The definition…