Education

Math for Future Scientists: Require Statistics, Not Calculus

The case for ending calculus requirements for science majors.

Robert C. Thornett
Robert C. Thornett
7 min read

Universities Have a Sustainability Problem

The era of disconnected, infinite knowledge production should draw to a close.

Robert Frodeman
Robert Frodeman
7 min read

Walkout at Milton Academy

When high-school students can’t tolerate hearing the name of a book title, we know there’s a problem in education.

Randall Kennedy and Harvey Silverglate

The Real Challenges Facing Public Education

Critical Race Theory is a distraction and 'equity' is just a buzzword. A new book by an award-winning teacher argues that the real challenges facing public education go much deeper than political ideology.

Shane Trotter
Shane Trotter
9 min read

The ACT Discriminates

...but not in the way you might expect.

Frederick R. Prete
Frederick R. Prete
12 min read

What Is the Point of Tenure?—A Roundtable

Tenure creates a dual world where some professors enjoy more freedom than others.

Bo Winegard, Charles Negy, and Alexander Riley

The Emptiness of Constructivist Teaching

In teaching students that all knowledge is constructed through their own interactions, we fail to give them satisfying answers about the world and its meaning.

Patricia Rice Doran
Patricia Rice Doran
8 min read

The Disgraceful Firing of Joshua T. Katz

Joshua Katz knew it was dangerous to go public with his objections to a Princeton faculty letter, but he did so because his conscience demanded it. For this, he has paid an intolerable price.

The Quillette Editorial Board
The Quillette Editorial Board
12 min read