Entries by Marsha Enright

The Great Connections Seminar is Filling Up Fast

THE GREAT CONNECTIONS SEMINAR Saturday, July 25-August 1, 2015 Chicago Free yourself: Unleash your mind  Strengthen your autonomy Expand your knowledge Experience your power to affect others   Mastering the Tools that Transform Higher Education into Lifetime Success A Seminar for Young Adults 16 and older “The seminar gave me confidence that I could achieve great […]

Why our children don’t think there are moral facts

In this article on the New York Times Opinionator Blog, philosopher Justin McBrayer rightly laments the amorality rampant in the culture under the guise of cultural relativism. “the overwhelming majority of college freshman in their classrooms view moral claims as mere opinions that are not true or are true only relative to a culture. ” […]

University Education As It Might Be and Ought To Be

Great Connections head Marsha Familaro Enright wrote a new article on university education as it might be and out to be at The Savvy Street. This is Part I of a five part series of articles on optimal higher education. Below are the opening paragraphs from the article: Standard education not only fails to teach the philosophy, history, economics, […]

How to Improve Reading Ability

Some new evidence has come out about the dismal reading level of most college students from Renaissance Learning’s research. Renaissance Learning is an assessment and analytics company that makes widely used online educational software for K-12 students. Their extensive research report has quite a bit of useful information in it about how much and what […]

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