What Happens When Children Read Only The Best Books For School

Recently English and Spanish teacher Phil Morgan shared in a beautiful essay "How I Got Middle Schoolers to Read Great Books Again." I'll spill his secret: Only assigning enduring, high-quality classic literature to his pupils. The societal consensus indicates that kids don’t read anymore. Perhaps my journey would be over before it even started, and … Continue reading What Happens When Children Read Only The Best Books For School

Great Books Programs Grow

Students Flock to Great Books Colleges

James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley recently wrote on Minding the Campus about the resurgence in great books programs, both at the college level and in K-12: When Thomas and Lorraine Pangle, married professors of government at the University of Texas at Austin, launched a great books program for freshman this year, they expected a … Continue reading Students Flock to Great Books Colleges