Monthly Archives: May 2011

Maturity and the One Room Schoolhouse

They say you learn a lot in kindergarten, but not all of it is good.  For instance you might learn numbers, shapes and colors from your teacher, but from your classmates you can also learn that it is okay to … Continue reading

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A Robber Barron’s View On Raising Great Children

Andrew Carnegie told his mega-rich friends that they were depriving their children of the things that made Carnegie and his friends great.  While we might disagree on the definition of Great Children, Andrew Carnegie, the son of a poor Scottish … Continue reading

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A Very Brief and Great Example of Decline in Education

Gary North, an economic historian, publisher and author, made this observation: In 1910, only 6% of all Americans had graduated from high school.” Today, millions have graduated, but is their education equal to sixth grade in 1910? In the best … Continue reading

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