When we are talking about children we need something much more accurate. We need to help each one of them get a superb education, and that means that one size doesn’t fit everyone.
How well do you carry out the great responsibility to always know the right individualized educational goals and objectives for each of your children—each week, every week? And, knowing them, how well do you implement them?
Article Correction: Thanks to Bill Peavoy and his friends for pointing out an error in the original posting of this article. Instead of 72% trust of public schools in 1975, the number was actually 29%. This means the downward shift is only 17%, much less [...]
by Oliver DeMille Behind and In Front of the Times The great Roman thinker Virgil has a lot to teach us. Most people don’t really read Virgil very often these days, or think about his suggestions, and that’s a shame. I know, I know... When [...]
by Oliver DeMille Can You Like... “But, I thought you liked classics,” she asked me with obvious frustration. “And Common Core is full of classics—for the children of the whole nation to read! In your lecture, you called classics one of the 7 Keys of [...]
by Oliver DeMille “[S]implicity has been difficult to implement in modern life because it is against the spirit of a certain brand of people who seek sophistication so they can justify their profession.” —Nassim Taleb, Antifragile The Word This quote certainly applies to education. I [...]
by Rachel DeMille Once upon a time... ...there lived a good, wise and powerful king who ruled over a vast kingdom. The king loved his people and cared deeply for their happiness and well-being. He knew the needs among the people in his beloved realm, [...]
by Oliver DeMille Page vs. Chapter “Are you enjoying it?” Emma asked. “Absolutely,” I responded passionately. I put the biography of Winston Churchill on my lap. “This is a really great book.” Then I paused, reconsidered, and said, “Actually, in some ways it’s kind of [...]
by Oliver DeMille Mazes and Levels Most organizations start out with a great mission, then run into challenges and focus on survival, then want to grow and shift their focus to trying to impress the world. Eventually they become a roadblock to the very great [...]