Using NCAA tournament-style bracketing to determine the best historical ruler for high school students.
Glenn's review of a Google Maps game where the point is to identify which city you've been dropped into. Lots of fun!
"In the 100 years since we really got serious about education as a universally good idea, we’ve managed to take the 15 years of children’s lives that should be the most carefree, inquisitive, and memorable and fill them with a motley collection of stress and a neurotic fear of failure."
"I refuse to “reward” effort, because I refuse to be complicit in creating people who think that shopping is a hobby.
I want students who artfully prune their studying, work ethic, and experiences such that they become efficient at consuming and combining new knowledge."
"In part by forbidding almost all forms of firearm ownership, Japan has as few as two gun-related homicides a year."