Category Archives: Education

Discussion of the structure of Education and its problems in the modern world

CNN Article – Prescription for Cheating

This comment refers to a CNN article about students cheating on medical exams. ( Prescription for Cheating ) I agree, this was a case of very narrow minded na├»ve reporting. The case presented is just the tip of a very … Continue reading

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Impending Crisis in Student Loans

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from hdent: I think it is great people are trading ideas on all of these topics. I am not sure how … Continue reading

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Failure of the Universities

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. This is the first comment I’ve seen about problems with colleges and universities. But remember, they are part of the University – Military – Industrial complex and … Continue reading

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Race To Nowhere

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list Here is the lead in post from halfdaykindergarten: Stop the Race to Nowhere… www.racetonowhere.com Congress and the administration should recognize that the push for national standards is … Continue reading

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The VALUES question for education

To follow up on a posting I made to the Linked in Group “Our System” about the Khan Academy , (see earlier blog), Ben Wallace asked about the values we now have for education. I commented: Ben. To address the … Continue reading

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The Khan Academy

Ben Wallace, in the Linked in Group “Our System” highlighted a website called the Khan Academy which is essentially a free online school. Its goal is, “With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, … Continue reading

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