Question on the Great Books

Posted by Ty Fischer on Sep 12, 2012 9:18:38 AM


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Rethinking Education

Posted by Ty Fischer on Sep 1, 2012 1:53:58 PM

It is the busiest time of the year (Veritas Academy opens on Tuesday), but I can not help answering this interesting article. I think that it says a lot good and positive, but there are some ... Read More

Free Markets and Progress

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 27, 2012 1:16:59 PM

Here is an interesting story about Chinese "Communism" and how it changed and became more capitalist. The results are telling. Private property makes the incentive to work, to be frugal, to save, ... Read More

The Worst Educational Idea (even worser than the last one)

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 24, 2012 10:28:10 PM

Yesterday was the worst day of the year for me to read the paper. Every year the paper has a big back to school story. It tells what every school district is doing new this year. Here is the story ... Read More

True Leadership

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 17, 2012 8:07:02 AM

We are just at the beginning of the race for the White House and already fatigue is setting in for me. The reason for this fatigue is simple: I don't see real leadership happening anywhere at the ... Read More

A Political Logic Test

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 15, 2012 11:19:46 AM

I am exceptionally ambivalent concerning politics and politicians. This is not because I think that politics is unimportant and it is certainly not because I am ambivalent about the importance of ... Read More

Best Educational Idea

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 13, 2012 10:26:06 AM

I was away last week, but I returned to find this story on my desk:

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Worst Educational Idea?

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 13, 2012 10:01:19 AM

The cover article of the Parade Magazine caught my attention yesterday. This does not usually happen. I am not a big Parade reader, but the story was about rebuilding our schools. Here is the ... Read More

St. Wendell?

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 4, 2012 8:33:17 PM

I was very distressed by the recent National Review Article in which John J. Miller interviews Wendell Berry. This is not odd (I am often distressed), but it is odd that I am distressed by Berry. ... Read More

Education Equivocation Part 2

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 3, 2012 1:49:14 PM

This is an ongoing education discussion on an online group. The question that I am trying to answer is what caused the problems in education today the schools or the culture? This website is also ... Read More