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History of Age Stratification in the American Public School System

The American Public Education System has been constantly evolving over the years ever since the time of early colonization during the 1600’s. Specifically, the year was 1647, when the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ruled home schooling was insufficiently educating the Puritan children in their Calvinist roots, and on how to read the Bible. 306 more words

Age Stratification

An Academic Presence...

Congratulations to Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim college in America!

“Our greatest accreditation is with God.”

Hamza Yusuf

More information can be found at Zaytuna College.

Soulful Education

The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood

I’m pleased to be able announce that I am to be a contributing editor to the Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood with Anna Strhan… 126 more words

Religious Education

Public Memory in Early China: An Interview

Ken Brashier’s wonderful new book, a must-read for scholars of Chinese studies, offers a history of identity and public memory in early China. We had a chance to talk about it for the… 51 more words


Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: An Interview

Matthew Stanley’s wonderful new book introduces James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) and T.H. Huxley (1825-95) as they embodied theistic and naturalistic science, respectively, in Victorian Britain. Moving well beyond the widespread assumption that modern science and religion are and always have been fundamentally antithetical to one another,  68 more words


Remembering Eric Hobsbawm: historian, Marxist and adult educator

I was delighted to learn about Birkbeck College’s Eric Hobsbawm Postgraduate Scholarships. Hobsbawm was one of Europe’s leading historians, who inspired several generations of younger scholars through his remarkable syntheses of world history. 408 more words


What Does It Look Like to Teach and Learn Now?

You may have already seen the above video (if you haven’t, click now). Have you thought about how teaching or learning has changed since you were in school or your parents or grandparents were in school. 886 more words

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