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Four Reasons Why Educators Hat...

Jun 6, 2018 by

Summary: when you understand why educators scorn geography, you know all the reasons why American public schools keep getting dumber....

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“My kid can’t read...

Jun 3, 2018 by

Fix reading and half of our education problems disappear By Bruce Deitrick Price – It’s a common problem in the US....

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Who Is Dumbing Down The Public...

May 20, 2018 by

“I, Robot” was recently on the tube. It tells an old story. Robots start off as loyal servants to humanity but they become rewired,...

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Interview with Siegfried Engel...

Apr 30, 2018 by

Siegfried Engelmann is the real thing, an educator who loves to teach children and knows how to do it, both personally and in his...

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The Continuing War Against Bla...

Mar 12, 2018 by

The biggest damage is committed by so-called educators. They don’t believe in foundational knowledge or basic skills. There is a...

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K-12: Like Taking Candy from B...

Jan 13, 2018 by

By Bruce Deitrick Price – This cliché usually carries a double message: something is easy to do but shameful.  No decent person...

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Teaching Children To Read – Th...

Nov 1, 2017 by

There are two ways to teach children to read. THE WRONG WAY: Whole Word advocates say children should memorize the shapes of words...

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Teachers Can Save K-12

Oct 7, 2017 by

A lot of teachers might be stunned to find that many Americans blame our K-12 problems on teachers.  The general complaint is that...

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Massive K-12 Reading Failure E...

Aug 17, 2017 by

Herewith a simple way to understand the destructive failure of most reading instruction in the United States: First, consider our...

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A Shocking Tour of K-12 Today

Jul 15, 2017 by

Some of my articles generate hundreds of comments. Many are from angry parents who had to fight with an unresponsive school system...

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K-12: the Real Problem is the ...

May 2, 2017 by

The only thing most Americans agree on is that the public schools are mediocre. As to why this happened and what we should do next,...

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Open Letter to America’s Media...

Feb 25, 2017 by

Most Americans have heard the news: public schools are wallowing in mediocrity. Millions of kids can’t read, not in any real sense,...

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K-12 is The Land of Bad Scienc...

Jan 10, 2017 by

I love WIRED magazine, and read it cover-to-cover every month. If you want to know about a complex digital phenomenon such as ...

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K-12: Occupied Territory

Dec 5, 2016 by

By Bruce Deitrick Price – The U.S. government published the dark truth about K-12 schools in the famous “A Nation at...

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PLAY 60 is a great idea….Now, ...

Nov 30, 2016 by

The simple way to fix K-12 is to fix reading. PLAY 60 is a great idea….Now, how about READ 60? PLAY 60 is the new initiative launched...

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Why is K-12 education reform s...

Nov 8, 2016 by

By Bruce Deitrick Price – Local newspapers in the US don’t cover education in any depth. Maybe they’ll tell you superficial and...

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Is Reading about Getting Meani...

Nov 3, 2016 by

Nowadays, if you want to be promoted to the upper echelons of the Education Establishment, there is one big claim you have to repeat...

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Sight-Words: the Kudzu smother...

Oct 20, 2016 by

A few words about America’s two favorite parasites if you’ve driven on southern interstates, you know kudzu. It’s that leafy vine...

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How K-12 schools make children...

Oct 3, 2016 by

The Education Establishment has been ingenious at finding largely irrelevant approaches to reading.  ——————————— How K-12 schools...

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What to teach. How to teach...

Sep 17, 2016 by

Education officials undermine public schools in two separate ways– What to teach. How to teach…Two different issues.  Most...

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