Parents Need To Inspect More and Expect Less From Education

Our nation expects teachers to pump out socially and academically competent students each year. Not only do they expect these standards, but they expect teachers to do it with minimal resources and income. Then when teachers fail to meet our expectations, parents and policy makers become angry at the teachers. However, because teachers are not … Continue reading Parents Need To Inspect More and Expect Less From Education

Should The United States Adopt Finland’s Play Based Kindergarten Method?

Finland has become famous for their play based learning for kindergarten aged children. This has turned heads because academically, Finland always ranks high on their test performance. And since the United States continues to place high importance on eradicating poverty through our education system, and simultaneously working to ensure our future workforce is the best in the world, the US is searching for the best methods of teaching our students.

This Is What 16 Research Articles Say About Literacy, Kindergarten, And Entrance Times

I was chatting with a group of friends about kindergarten recently, and realized that there's been a lot of hype around how kindergarten should be run. Should we be teaching reading in kindergarten? How long should young children be at school? Are private schools with more play time better for development? Has full day kindergarten … Continue reading This Is What 16 Research Articles Say About Literacy, Kindergarten, And Entrance Times

How Does The ESL Company 51Talk Compare To DaDa, QKids, VIPKID, and SayABC?

Chinese based ESL Companies are huge. They are an easy way to make extra money in your own home. There are several large companies, and most of them own one or two smaller sister companies. In my previous article entitled, "Which Online ESL Company Is Best, VIPKID, QKids, SayABC, or DaDa?," I reviewed and ranked … Continue reading How Does The ESL Company 51Talk Compare To DaDa, QKids, VIPKID, and SayABC?