Schooling

Manufacturing stupidity.


Apr 032018
 

Successful pedagogy requires the right students; successful governance, the right populace.

Mar 292018
 

The twin tragedies of pedagogy: talent without application, and application without talent.

Jan 192018
 

The stupid kids turned out to be not quite as stupid as we thought, and the smart kids nowhere near as smart.

Jan 082018
 

It seems increasingly doubtful that class participation should ever have been encouraged.

Jan 052018
 

I would gladly trade a bit more bullying for a lot less tattling.

Dec 202017
 

America has allowed countless uneducated and unskilled people to become uneducated and unskilled people who have gone to college.

Dec 122017
 

A professor is, quite literally, someone who does not draw the conclusions from his own premises.

Oct 102017
 

Doing badly in school is your best chance to come through it unscathed.

Oct 052017
 

Behind every wise child are several foolish adults.

Sep 182017
 

A class of failed disciplines — psychiatry, education, macroeconomics — unable to raise the mean, lower the variance and declare victory.