My Homeschooling Journey

Yahya Addison, Director of The Learners Center, shares his own family’s journey to homeschooling. As a career educator, I have worked across the K-12 curriculum in public, parochial, and leading international schools.  As a young man finishing an unintentionally accelerated bachelor’s program, I found myself abandoning aspirations towards a career in law in favor of […]

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What We Should Learn from Asian Education

A member of our admin team recently came across this article.  In his home town nearly 25 years ago, the local school district was sending representatives to study math and science advancements in Japan for local imitation in fear that the Japanese would soon overrun the global economy.  Little did most know that the Japanese […]

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The Future of College

Is the traditional university in danger of being over-run by the marching hoards of online learning options, or will online learning prove to be a cheap substitute for those without financial or physical access to the best on-the-ground institutions and individuals?  The Atlantic explores Minerva, the online university that seeks to shake up the industry […]

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Genes, Literacy, and Numeracy

A recent study finds that genes influence ability to learn in children.  What questions does this provoke about differentiation in the classroom, tracking/detracking, and the efficacy of mass schooling?  Are there socio-genetic questions beyond the domain of education that are raised by this data? Like what you’re reading? Stay up-to-date on educational issues.  

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How did London become an education superpower?

With thousands of expatriates flocking to British universities (this author included) and with tens of thousands more seeking the benefits of a British education overseas in hopes of improving their opportunities, this article sheds some light on the opportunities the system, appropriately implemented, has given Londoners and how it has made for a more educated and vibrant […]

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Online Solutions to the Problems of Education

We’ll start with something bold, if controversial. Schools are not able to complete their missions on their own. As a career educator and educational leader of eleven years, I know. I’ve worked at and attended schools that are considered leaders, not only in their nation, but in their global region as well. All have had […]

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