Category Education

ACTA Celebrates 25 Years

ACTA (the American Council of Trustees and Alumni) does outstanding work helping to restore freedom of thought and expression to American higher education. Here’s a video in which they celebrate their last 25 years. May their work intensify and accelerate…

Magnifying the Universe, version 2.0

Back in 2012 I helped create a flash version of a dynamic infographic called “Magnifying the Universe” for a website called Numbersleuth.org, which is now defunct (click here for its Web Archive record). This infographic was essentially an updated interactive…

Julie Lythcott-Haim on College Rankings

My youngest child is off to college in the fall. So it was with interest that I watched this brief interview with Julie Lythcott-Haim, previously an admissions officer at Stanford. She’s been hammering on the problem of overparenting for some…

Light of the World Bible Memory Course

Back in the early 1980s, an organization called Light of the World Ministries put out a Bible memory course: Light of the World Scripture Memory Course. The basic course consisted of five cassettes with 100 Bible verses. The advanced course…