Tag Archives: Education

Can Your Child Hold a Pencil?

It turns out that some kids cannot hold pencils—and doctors are worried. Studies have shown that the overuse of mobile devices can result in children struggling to learn how to speak. It can also impact physical activity by encouraging a more sedentary lifestyle. But now there is a concern that some children in the digital […]

An Education in Nature

Because his parents never married, Leonardo da Vinci was not allowed to receive a formal education. He could not look forward to becoming a notary like his father or to holding any high office. What seemed like a very unfortunate circumstance actually turned out to be a gift. While spending hours roaming the fields surrounding […]

Trump: Education should be a Main Function of the Federal Government

In the lead-up to April 5th’s Wisconsin presidential primary, CNN’s Anderson Cooper hosted a town hall-style forum where each presidential candidate took questions from the audience on important policy issues, including defense, education, and healthcare. One exchange in CNN’s town hall included brief but confusing remarks by businessman Donald Trump on the federal government’s role […]