Education

The government-funded, state education system in the UK

Request: Are British children getting a good start in life?

presentism, explained by Bill Maher (video)

Presentism is an anachronistic application of present-day perspectives or judgements when describing the past --wikipedia

Minneapolis Public Schools

MPS has been under scrutiny in recent years for COVID protocols, strikes, embracing critical race theory, implementing identity affirming pedagogy, and most recently, race-based layoffs. --request

obtaining a PhD

The range is what is normative for the activity.

Kolbe test

"The Kolbe A Index (Instinct Test)... does not measure intelligence, personality or social style. It measures the instinctive ways you take action when you strive." --kolbe.com

The Waldorf Schools

They espouse no particular religious doctrine but are based on a belief that there is a spiritual dimension to the human being and to all of life. --their website

"who, what, where, when, how, why"

I learned this in a high-school journalism course. Or maybe it was an English class. Important stuff for intellectual development, evidently.

Self authoring

"a series of online writing programs that collectively help you explore your past, present and future." Jordan Peterson is attached to the project.

Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes (YouTube channel)

118 BILLION views "Our beautiful 3D animation and toe-tapping songs create a world that centers on the everyday experiences of young children."

Songs for Littles - Toddler Learning Videos (YouTube channel)

"children learn gestures, baby sign language, and develop their speech and language! These education toddler videos also teach music education, singing, how to play pretend and how to treat others with kindness and compassion!"

The Trust Technique

Teachings on communicating and creating trust with animals... you learn how to calm your mind and reduce your thinking. --by request

Waldorf education

The stated purpose of this approach is to awaken the "physical, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual" aspects of each individual, fostering creative and inquisitive thought. --wikipedia

public schools vs. private schools vs. homeschools

Primary and secondary schools in the United States

The Heartland Institute

"a national nonprofit research and education organization based in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Its mission since its founding in 1984 is to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems."

The Good and the Beautiful

Home school curriculum