This is a great article that explains how liberating youth to pursue what interests them has enormous benefits.
In 1992, Milkman and a team of researchers won a $1.2 million grant to form something called Project Self Discovery. The program targeted kids 14 and up who weren’t in need of treatment but had started getting into trouble. Project Self Discovery was built around the idea of letting kids pick what they wanted to learn — it could be martial arts, dancing or boxing. They also included a life skills class that helped kids change the way they saw themselves and how they interacted with others.
by Robert John Stevens, September 12, 2016
I was Connor’s IT capstone coach at BYU during his senior year in 2006. He’s an outstanding person with a very bright future. Let’s all buy and read his new book, Passion-Driven Education: How to Use Your Child’s Interests to Ignite a Lifelong Love of Learning.
Globalism impoverishes the masses and enriches the global elite.
“In 2014, there were 38 million men in the United States between the ages of 18 and 34; about 5 million of those young men were jobless, and 1 million were incarcerated.”
More education also creates more white collar criminals who are difficult to prosecute. 🙂
Why did Gov. Gary Herbert allow Common Core in the first place? Neither Ron Paul, the Founding Fathers, nor the Greatest Generation after the defeat of Hitler would never have allowed it.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
I don’t know if these claims are correct but if education is the key to retention and knowledge is power then people must be taught deep doctrines and learn the history of their religions.
Brigham Young and John Taylor were proponents of home schooling and schooling by faithful Church members as commanded in the Book of Mormon:
And also trust no one to be your teacher nor your minister, except he be a man of God, walking in his ways and keeping his commandments. —Mosiah 23:14