“So, hypothetically… if I could take a bunch of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and read books at Barnes and Noble all day… and then be a...”
“Here’s an idea: If professors are upset about students acting like “consumers” (i.e. requesting certain accommodations in ...”
Today I skipped class instead of arriving two minutes late because my school’s tardy policy is harsher than its absence policy and that’s all you need to know about the American education system.
“In 1979, when the minimum wage was $2.90, a hard-working student with a minimum-wage job could earn enough in one day (8.44 hours) to pay fo...”
The year is 2015, and you still have to explain to adult men AND women that there’s no such thing as a “tight” or “loose” vagina, because it’s a muscle that expands and contracts depending on a variety of reasons. Or that a woman does not pee out of her vagina. Or...
Why I Feed The Trolls
I’ve touched on this topic a few times. People from academia have a hard time understanding why I would deign to respond to some of the comments and messages that I receive that are obviously unfounded attacks on my credibility. It’s hard for people to believe that the rather decorated p...
EVERY STUDENT’S BRAIN WORKS DIFFERENTLY every student’s brain works differently you cannot tell a student how to study !!!!!!! that might not work for them eVEry student’s bRAin works DIFFerently THEY DO NOT ALL STUDY THE SAME WAY !!!!!!! note cards are not always the best thing for everybody neithe...
“We got rid of tuition fees because we do not want higher education which depends on the wealth of the parents.”
“Teaching children about consent does not necessitate describing sex and rape to them in graphic detail, and nobody is actually suggesting th...”
“Life is going to present to you a series of transformations. And the point of education should be to transform you. To teach you how to be t...”
That’s the expected cost to taxpayers over 10 years from Obama’s proposed free tuition plan, the White House admitted Friday.
In Case You Missed It: President Obama Answers Your Education Questions
Did you miss it? Watch today’s Tumblr Q&A right here to see President Obama answer questions on education, college affordability, and more.
- This was one of my favorite teachers ever, he didn't believe in homework and was just the coolest dude ever
- Teacher:I won't be here tomorrow so I left worksheets for the teacher to give you.
- Kid:why can't we watch a movie?
- Teacher:because the school board doesn't like us to show you movies that don't have anything to do with the curriculum. They say that movies are for home and we need to keep your home life separate from your school life.
- Me:then why do they give us homework?
- Whole class:.....
More Free Textbooks and Courses Online
It makes me so happy to know that whenever I share these links on free education, books and resources online, people not only learn a lot from it but are often generous enough to share it with their friends and other folks online. It goes positively viral. That’s the beauty of learning: Passin...
“High school is memorizing facts that you’ll forget in two days for a test on information that probably will not affect your job in ten...”