A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-First Century

February 11, 2020 - Comment

Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs, or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental and societal mediocrity? In A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century, Oliver DeMille presents

Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs, or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental and societal mediocrity?
In A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century, Oliver DeMille presents a new educational vision based on proven methods that really work! Teachers, students, parents, educators, legislators, leaders and everyone who cares about America’s future must read this compelling book.

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Anonymous says:

Rocked my world! This book is a life changer. Be prepared to rethink everything you assumed about education (especially if you are a public school graduate). This book inspired me as an adult to pursue my own education, to be brave enough to let my kids fall in love with learning in their own way and time, to educate my kids the way great leaders and thinkers have always been educated (until the last 150 years). You won’t ever look at education the same way again!

Anonymous says:

Love of learning inspires quick absorption! Enjoyed reading this book as I started homeschooling. What a great perspective it gave as I battled within about how I desired to approach teaching my four children! Learning more about the history of how people learned and understanding that schools came about mainly for the poor, whereas privileged children learned at home primarily, by their mothers and then by tutors later was fascinating to me. Also, the fact that reading (usually from the Bible) was the primary source of knowledge and…

Anonymous says:

Very basic but profound education system Nothing fancy here, just a call to improve education by throwing the responsibility to the kids to get into the classics, aided by a good mentor. The author says that we won’t improve education through fancy programs, curriculum, text books, and funding. We need an education like the great people who came before. This kind of education is whole lacking in America. As a home educator and one concerned about nationalization of education (sure, that will fix everything), I’m glad I read this and…

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