No Comments

Yes.  It is time for an education overhaul! All my kids are grown, but I’m still interested in the overall community and how to advance the ideals of education; full, and truthful education; education that includes the histories of ALL people living in America.  I like the thought of public education, but, I’m becoming more and more a fan of Khan Academy, and programs like it too.  Mainly because of the what ifs.  You know, things like:

  • What if nothing changes to help those who are disadvantaged in the regular school system and learning environments?
  • What if kids get expelled for perceived “behavioral reasons”?
  • What if another disaster or pandemic happens?

The teaching must go on! We can’t disrupt learning every time something happens!

This is why I favor any technology or program that will allow kids and people to continue to learn.  I checked out a few pages on the Khan Academy site and found them to be very informative.  This is not an endorsement for the academy, nor this article a collaboration, but I pinned a tweet the other day about how awesome public education should be, and it encouraged me to follow up with this article.

My solution: Keep national guideline as to what topics and subjects should be learned in grades K -12, but be increasingly progressive as to how the grades and levels of learning are achieved. Let a combination of  self-paced learning, classroom, or home-based learning be the norm instead of the exception.  As long as the training is completed, and exams or tests passed, the method of attainment should matter. 🤷🏽‍♂️  So… Those are my thoughts.  What are yours?


This is a link to the Khan Academy page for information about applying to college.

Thanks for the visit! Fill in the form toward the bottom of page to join my site. Contribute if you would--and tell others so they can visit too! 🤙🏾

Tell me what you think! Leave a Reply