THE COLLEGE BOARD LOWERS STAND...

Sep 9, 2015 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 9 September 2015   The College Board and Atlantic Magazine, recently joined their forces to lower...

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Saxon Reparations

Sep 7, 2015 by

Will Fitzhugh – Some people say that when offenses are old enough, they should be allowed to lie undisturbed, and while the...

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BABETTE’S LUNCH

Aug 21, 2015 by

Will Fitzhugh – You may have seen the movie, Babette’s Feast, about the Frenchwoman in difficult financial circumstances who...

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Philologisticalistic Experts (...

Jul 30, 2015 by

Education News, Houston, Texas Philologisticalistic Experts (HS English Departments) July 30, 2015 by Will Fitzhugh EducationViews...

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BLENDED DELUSIONS

Dec 28, 2014 by

This message is from a highly capable high school senior, Class of 2015 (name withheld) Digital Side Effects: In my opinion,...

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Knowledge for What?

Aug 29, 2014 by

By Will Fitzhugh – Will Fitzhugh is the founder and editor of the Concord Review, a scholarly history journal with...

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Jessica Li experiences with ma...

May 25, 2014 by

Jessica Li  (Class of 2015) High School Junior, Summit, New Jersey 24 May 2014 [6,592-word Sophomore paper on Kang Youwei…...

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Secret to Asian academic succe...

May 7, 2014 by

Abstract The superior academic achievement of Asian Americans is a well-documented phenomenon that lacks a widely accepted...

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Rate Buster

Apr 30, 2014 by

    Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review       Back in the day, when Union contracts specified the number of widgets each worker was...

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MEDIA BLACKOUT

Feb 8, 2014 by

  Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 8 February 2014     In the United States, our media are not allowed to report on or discuss...

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The Prentice Hall Common Core ...

Feb 4, 2014 by

….Teachers may (or may not) ask interested students (two, four, or half a dozen?) to read a segment of the book (presumably a...

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PEACH BASKETS

Dec 17, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 16 December 2013   In 1891, when Mr. James Naismith (he got his MD in 1898) put two peach baskets...

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AUTODIDACT

Dec 11, 2013 by

AUTODIDACT Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review 10 December 2013   The term “autodidact” is usually reserved for those who, like Benjamin...

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History is AWOL

Nov 27, 2013 by

Will Fitzhugh The Concord Review   The Common Core National Education Standards are, they say, very interested in having all our...

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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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