Digital Badges are the New Skill Indicators

The digital age is taking over and the old methods of education are being out competed. The old method is degrees and diplomas. More recently in the 90s and later we started getting into certificates. Now we have badges. The following video defines badges as an indicator of accomplishment, skill, ability, quality or interest. They … Read more Digital Badges are the New Skill Indicators

My Thoughts on Raising Minimum Wage

A friend of mine, an intelligent one at that, recently posted on Facebook that he would raise minimum wage. He said he would do this because there are many poor people and their income rises very slowly. I didn’t even address the problem that the term poor is a nearly useless designation. Instead I went … Read more My Thoughts on Raising Minimum Wage

A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling

The case for homeschooling is simple: It produces superior results compared to public or even private schooling in virtually every statistically normalized study ever done. Here’s one comprehensive study. It achieves those results for a tiny sliver of the cost. Technology has advanced to the point that anyone can homeschool. Anyone. It encourages personal responsibility … Read more A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling