All posts tagged with: education

Investing in Happiness: Philanthropy as a Guide to Positive Psychology

Positive psychology has rediscovered that our experience as intentional beings is intimately related to our ability to experience happiness. It has thereby validated many traditional notions of well-being, including the importance of meaning and purpose in our lives and the importance of virtue, character, and transcendent belief.

Tocquevillean Education or Cartel Federalism?

The development of the Common Core, the model school curriculum standards that have been adopted by 45 states, offers us a glimpse into the dark underbelly of the democratic drift toward soft despotism. 

The Death of Personality

I write about some challenges with the Common Core Standards Initiative  at Philanthropy Daily.

Educating for Life?

This video, Self Taught Teen Wows MIT, is worth a look.     An important factor in this would seem to be the virtue of necessity.