Category Archives: Education

School Security


Today I can walk onto the campus of any college or university, and of most primary and secondary schools in the country as well, with little or no chance of being challenged or my progress impeded in any way that would be effective if I had slaughter on my mind. So can just about anyone else.

This state of affairs is as shameful as the refusal, in the 1970’s, of the Federal Aviation Administration to mandate reinforced cockpit doors on airliners.  That bit of foot-dragging to save the airlines money allowed the 9/11 tragedies to happen. When we invite people to walk into critical areas, we underwrite whatever happens next. We don’t do it in courthouses. We don’t do it in airports. Why in the name of heaven do we permit it at our schools?

Read more at What…Me Sober?

Digital Education — MIT Technology Review


The highest ambition of any society is to educate its citizens. Now, powerful learning technologies that extend education to everyone, everywhere are creating a crisis for teachers, schools, and the trillion-dollar business of education.

Time to get with the program, folks, both figuratively and literally.  “Now” will be the past in less than a microsecond.

http://www.technologyreview.com/businessreport/digital-education/

Free Tutorials On Hundreds Of Subjects


Dig down in the categories.  You’ll be amazed!  Then watch a couple.  This is education like you’ve never seen it before, but you’ll be seeing it again.  Now you have no further excuse for not pursuing that interest you’ve been putting off.  Except fear.