Required Readings

Free community college, NCLB changes, Israeli science books sans ladyparts, Young Skeptics, and more: Required Readings, 1.11.15

Welcome to the “my computer was acting up, so my assignment is late, Professor” edition of Required Readings! The biggest news in education, in the United States at least, was President Obama’s announcement of a new initiative to make 2 years of tuition-free community college education available to millions of …


The Good News Club: Coming to a Public School Near You!

In 2002 I spent 48 hours at a Buddhist monastery on an island off the coast of South Korea. The stay was pleasant, mainly spent sipping tea and talking to a monk about the world. I was not looking for any sort of religious experience at the monastery, rather it …