Dr. Fernald is a scholar of philosophy and rhetoric. That says something. I found this old essay he wrote, which reminded me of important current problems. Mostly that people place no value in wisdom and the search for the truth–they are more concerned about social pressures and acceptance.
Category Archives: Education
May I become a tall and handsome fellow–Sol Stern discusses the effort to make curriculum mean something.
There are some numbskulls who think we can trust the teacher community to do the right thing on American History.
That’s after a couple of decades of the dominance of the Howard Zinn commie version of American History?
Teachers can’t teach very well, but indoctrination is a strong point. Sex ed including alternative lifestyle ed in a Nevada School District for 5 year olds? Why not 3 year olds as long as we’re getting stupid.
This essay is written by a real teacher–engineer who went into teaching as a second career–very experienced.