Category Archives: Curriculum

Overcoming U.S. Stagnation

It seems to me…. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel in the Republican message, no promise of better things to come. There’s only the present stagnation, followed by a slow decline.” ~ John Podhoretz[1]. Resolution of important … Continue reading

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Low Educational Attainment

It seems to me…. “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” ~ Solomon Ortiz[1]. In the most recent PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) report, U.S. students … Continue reading

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Educational Possibilities

It seems to me… “When I looked at the addictive qualities of video games and how they captivate people’s attention, I decided to try the same technology for enhancing well-being.” ~ Deepak Chopra. Everyone acknowledges the necessity of educational improvement. … Continue reading

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Common Core

It seems to me… “A substandard education will always result in a substandard nation.” ~ Aubrey Priest. The U.S. is far behind most other nations in student educational achievement. A high percentage of students are required to take remedial courses … Continue reading

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Educational Standards

It seems to me… “Education: that which reveals to the wise, and conceals from the stupid, the vast limits of their knowledge.”  ~ Mark Twain. With 35 out of the 50 top research universities in the world, U.S. colleges and … Continue reading

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