The Answer Sheet: shop class

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/22/2010

Bring back shop class

An educator writes: "Reinstituting manual education just might lead to a renaissance of common sense in how we educate our children."

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  high schools, marc epstein, shop class, vocational education

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/02/2009

SPOTLIGHT: The Philosopher Who Wants to Bring Back Shop Class

If Dr. Matthew B. Crawford were introduced to you as a political philosopher with a PhD from the University of Chicago, you might think, “The guy’s a brain.” Your assessment would likely be cemented when you learned that he is...

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/02/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Learning | Tags:  Matthew Crawford, shop class, the trades