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An Open Letter To High School Graduates

An Open Letter To High School Graduates

Eva Lesko Natiello  06.29.2016
While I wish you a great future, what I really wish for you is a great summer. Because if you learn to appreciate the now, you'll always...
A Gap Year May Make Sense For Your Child Too

A Gap Year May Make Sense For Your Child Too

Greg Kaplan  06.11.2016
Malia Obama's decision to attend Harvard after taking a gap year made waves across a country that is used to sending its children to...
Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 4: How Greek Ethics Conquered the Western World

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 4: How Greek Ethics Conquered the Western World

Frank Breslin  06. 6.2016
One of the purposes of a humanities course is to stimulate critical thinking. It need not always be a free-fire zone of narrowly focused...

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Frank Breslin  04.25.2016
Students today grow up in such a distracted and meaningless world that, unless schools give them some idea of where we have come from as...

In Search of the 2,400 SAT Score

Steve Chapple  03.29.2016
Test preparation for college entrance exams, especially for the crucial Scholastic Aptitude Test, has become a $2 billion to $4 billion...

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority Part 3: Leaving Plato's Cave, a Student Guide

Frank Breslin  03.23.2016
Fixed in one brief moment of time and place on an insignificant planet in a minor galaxy, we unaccountably believe that we are the navel...