Bias Against Boys in Education

Are Boys Discriminated Against in our Education System? In 2014 I wrote a blog discussing how the US public education system is biased against boys. Originally titled Boys will be Boys, the article opened by citing the incredible statistic that in the US today some...

Youth Hockey Development in the Off-Season

How can a player get to the next level? Every year thousands of youth hockey players try out for their next season’s teams. Virtually all are trying to “get to the next level.” In Illinois the next level might be AAA, or it might be their club’s Central States or Gold...

The Best Way for a Youth Hockey Player to Develop

My last article discussed some of the off-season programs for youth hockey players striving to reach the next level. This article takes a more philosophical approach to the youth hockey development process. What qualifies as success in athletic development? There are...

Why a Classical Education

A Classical Education is Simply Better How did a Classical Education come about? What we today call a Classical Education began in ancient Greece and was later adopted by the Romans. It faltered after the fall of the Roman Empire but then experienced a rebirth during...