Happy Thanksgiving 2022

As the AceReader staff pauses to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, we want all our readers to know how grateful we are for your support and your comments. Have an idea for a blog topic you’d like to see or one you’ve already written? Send a query to miriam@acereader.com. Our “A History of Education” … Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving 2022”


A History of Education: The Olmecs and the Maya

[Editor’s Note: This is the 9th in a series of blogs that examine how education developed throughout history until the present. Links to previous blogs are included at the bottom of the post.] Unlike in the other three areas of the world where writing arose independently, writing in Mesoamerica didn’t start as a means of … Continue reading “A History of Education: The Olmecs and the Maya”


A History of Education: China

[Editor’s Note: This is the 8th in a series of blogs that examine how education developed throughout history until the present. Links to previous blogs are included at the bottom of the post.] Between 3000-2500 BCE, the period during which the Semitic alphabet arose in the West, the Chinese developed a very different writing system … Continue reading “A History of Education: China”


A History of Education: The Greek Philosophers

[Editor’s Note: This is the 7th in a series of blogs that examine how education developed throughout history until the present. Links to previous blogs are included at the bottom of the post.] No discussion of the history of education would be complete without contemplating the ancient Greek philosophers, upon whose work many modern ideas … Continue reading “A History of Education: The Greek Philosophers”