Daily Archives: June 21, 2011

Americans: Consistently Ignorant

Over at the New Yorker, an article reflecting on the fact that lots of kids these days (not to mention certain politicians) seem fairly ignorant of history, and how this really isn’t anything new: And yet it may be that, while kids aren’t getting better, they’re not getting worse. The history of history-education evaluation is […]

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The Big Idea: Greg van Eekhout

Timing isn’t everything — but timing doesn’t hurt, either, as author Greg van Eekhout learned with the release of his latest book, The Boy at the End of the World. In this Big Idea, van Eekhout talks about how Boy benefited from being in the right place at the right time… and also how a […]

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