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Caine’s Arcade and the Beauty of Creativity

Caine's Arcade and the Beauty of Creativity
As a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, I often get into arguments with other graduate students over the necessity and effectiveness of compulsory, coercive education. Not surprisingly, most of the people who choose to get a Master of Education degree believe that in order for children to learn and reach their full potential, adults need to define for them what they will learn and... 

Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers – PorcFest X

Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers - PorcFest X
Higher Education Alternatives for Homeschoolers. This is a variant of a speech you may have seen me give before, tailored for the liberty community. Admissions numbers are general estimates used to illustrate my point, based on actual admissions policies. PorcFest is an annual camping festival held in New Hampshire to celebrate liberty and the Free State Project. Each year they bring in libertarian... 

Education Quotes

Education Quotes
I am a huge fan of quotes, especially if they can open people up to new ideas that they’d otherwise ignore from just another layman. Quotes can come from honest people who are interested in advancing freedom and liberty, or they can come from corrupt people intent on reshaping the world for their preferred forms of tyranny. Today I choose to share with you some of my favorite (unverified) education... 

The Argument Against Unschooling is Usually Rooted in Elitism

The Argument Against Unschooling is Usually Rooted in Elitism
I recently came across two YouTube clips that attacked unschooling. One was from The Young Turks from last year and the other was from the Dr. Phil show from 2006. While I have become used to the teacher’s union and the ignorant critiquing unschooling, it still bothers me when people with their own TV shows (who have the resources to actually do some research and report the truth) push these false... 
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