First Principles – Our Children Should Be Taught Our History

“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse the history of his own country.” –Noah Webster, On the Education of Youth in America, 1788

The forefather of our education system would be sorely surprised and not in a good way by the modern education (or miseducation as the case really is) of our children.  Read on what Noah Webster had more in mind and of his complaints and suggestions at the birth of our nation here:

http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/v1ch18s26.html

 

 

 

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.
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