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Why High School Students Need More Academic Freedom, Less Rules

September 7, 2016

You may have heard the old phrase “creativity thrives in constraint.” And often it does: some of..

What’s Your Presidential Candidate's Stance on Education?

June 13, 2016

Steam for the upcoming presidential election continues to swell, and education has become one of..

What is "Intellectually" Misbehaving?

February 22, 2016

What is intellectually misbehaving? Well the ‘mis’ bit of it might have you believe it’s not a..

Hey Teenagers, Your Lives are Just Starting

January 13, 2016

If you are 18 today, you're going live for a while – long enough to click on a YouTube video or..

What is Your Intellectual GPS?

January 11, 2016

My father once made a very important point about self-directed learning – there is immense..

Wow! Higher Education Has Changed in My Lifetime...

December 14, 2015

When the economic downturn struck in 2007, the higher education system was greatly impacted...

Should I Continue Going to School?

December 4, 2015

In school, we spend a lot of time feeling really confused. When I was there, it was definitely..

How to Set Up a Happy and Productive Gap Year

November 23, 2015

So you want to take a gap year, and you have lots of ideas for what it could look like. Perhaps..


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