Category Archives: Education

Canadian College Punishes Speech About Pronouns


Will adverbs and conjunctions still be debated in public?  From WinteryKnight: This story comes to us from Ontario, Canada, home of the famous fascist Ontario Human Rights Commission, which prosecutes people for having thoughts that are not approved of by … Continue reading

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The Seven Sisters


John Hoge discusses the Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters today at Hogewash!.  

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Education and Pseudoscience


Sorry for the long-ish rant about education. This is bugging me. — Dave Remember when bran muffins were going to save our lives? Or oatmeal was the perfect food? Or yogurt could help you live forever? Dietary fads are a … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bad Spellers Anonamus


We are "sory" and will get it "fixted" "A S I P." pic.twitter.com/aUZbopLmFG — City of Wichita (@CityofWichita) August 4, 2017 Never mind. We got this! Water tower at Wichita State University is no longer Wichita Staty Universite. pic.twitter.com/TlEJ3LwOis — … Continue reading

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Church Wins Case About Playground


Missouri ran a competitive grant program to use scrap tires for playgrounds, but locked out all religious schools…because you know…Church and State. The Supreme Court reversed a lower court.  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable … Continue reading

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You Know Who Has High Self Esteem?


At some point schools apparently discovered that they could not actually teach things like, adding, subtracting, multiplying and spelling. To fill the void, they decided to add things like self esteem. If a child held themselves in high regard, the … Continue reading

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‘Mindfulness’ in Schools: A Waste of Time


My school doesn’t do anything with ‘mindfulness.’  The researchers examining the teaching of mindfulness in public schools have concluded that there’s no support that it helps kids learn, or be productive. Heatstreet: Trendy “mindfulness” classes springing up in schools across … Continue reading

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