Tag: Discovery Institute

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Culture, Science & Society, Education

Factory Model Education Ignores Varied Learning Readiness

Source: Discovery Institute via discovery.orgReprinted with permission. KERI D. INGRAHAM SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 EDUCATION REFORM, TEACHING Little progress has been made in closing the achievement gap despite endless initiatives among school districts across the country. The achievement gap refers to the statistically significant difference between average test score data among students from differing…

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The Bioethicist Pandemic

Source: Wesley J. Smith via Discovery InstituteReprinted with permission CHAIR AND SENIOR FELLOW, CENTER ON HUMAN EXCEPTIONALISM Wesley J. Smith is Chair and Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. Wesley is a contributor to National Review and is the author of 14 books, in recent years focusing on…

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Schools Fundamentally Unchanged Since 1918 (USA)

Source: Bailey Takacs in System Change at the Discovery Institute via discovery.orgReprinted with permission. Bailey Takacs currently serves as development program coordinator to Discovery Institutes’ American Center for Transforming Education and Development team.  “All parents should be able to know what their children are learning, and for those paying attention…