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HISTORY PARALYSIS

Oct 31, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review   When it comes to working together to support the survival and enjoyment of history for students in...

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Ignore Shiny Objects

Sep 16, 2013 by

…But the anecdotal evidence suggests that Americans waste an extraordinary amount of tax money on high-tech toys for teachers...

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MAJOR PLAYERS

Aug 30, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review Who are the Most Important Players in U.S. education debates, and in our schools? Well, let’s...

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Bookless Wonders

Aug 22, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review The Ides of August, 2013     Someone told me that Muslims honor “People of the Book.” They have the...

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DISTRACTION

Aug 6, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 6 August 2013     Let’s say the history teacher, a descendant of the 1960s, is talking (of course)...

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The Concord Review Winter 2012

Apr 4, 2013 by

Authored by Will Fitzhugh – Essays from a unique international journal of exemplary history research papers by secondary...

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Bend it Like Truman

Mar 26, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 26 March 2013     In the United Kingdom the number of reports of the verbal and physical abuse of...

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It’s the Students, Stupid

Mar 16, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review     The billionaires’ club, with their long retinue of pundits, researchers, and other hangers-on,...

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA...

Feb 12, 2013 by

The Concord Review—Varsity Academics®                     I am happy to send along this letter describing both “logistical” and...

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DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION

Feb 6, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 6 February 2013   “We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first...

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THE MIND OF STUDENTS

Dec 30, 2012 by

I hope one or two of our more elite and well-funded Edupundits may give this idea a passing thought or two. Will Fitzhugh The Concord...

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UNMENTIONABLE

Dec 3, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh – The Concord Review Since the disaster of the Marxist/Victims-history standards produced by UCLA in 1996, which...

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ADULTS ONLY

Oct 24, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review I may be one of a tiny minority who think that schools are for student academic work. Of course,...

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Scholars or Customers?

Oct 16, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review Diane Senechal, Ph.D., has written a book (The Republic of Noise—2012) about the virtues of solitude...

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Why Are We Afraid to Show Off ...

Sep 27, 2012 by

By William Fitzhugh Originally published in The Atlantic [Atlantic Editor: High school athletes are the pride of their communities....

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TURNABOUT

Aug 28, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review The New Common Core Standards call for a 50% reduction in “literary” [aka fictional...

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Skip the Knowledge!

Aug 11, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review Poor James Madison, back in the day, spending endless hours reading scores upon scores of books on...

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A Review of Sunday is for the ...

Aug 7, 2012 by

A Review of Sunday is for the Sun; Monday is for the Moon Sandra Priest Rose and Glen Nelson New York: Reading Reform Foundation,...

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Bound Hand & Foot

Jul 24, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review   In ancient China, upper-class women had their feet tightly bound as children, preventing the...

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Down in Lower Education

Jul 17, 2012 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review – In 1893, when the Committee of Ten published its recommendations for high school education,...

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