Reports

Michael’s Work on Education Issues

A Parents’ Guide to Common Sense Education in Saskatchewan, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, September 2014.

Provides Saskatchewan parents with the information they need to combat foolish fads.                        View Full Report

A Parents’ Guide to Common Sense Education in Alberta, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, September 2014.

Provides Alberta parents with the information they need to combat foolish education fads.               View Full Report

Differentiated Instruction is an Unproven Fad, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, September, 2013.

How differentiated instruction undermines effective teaching and learning.
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Zero Support for No Zero Policies, Frontier Centre for Public Policy,
August, 2012.

An examination of the the arguments used to support No-Zero Policies in schools.
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Standardized Testing is a Good Thing, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, October 2011.

The case for provincial governments having a comprehensive system of standardized testing in place
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Math Instruction That Makes Sense, Frontier Centre for Public Policy, September 2011.

Why math curriculum guides and textbooks need a sharper focus on basic skills.
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Getting the Fox Out of the Schoolhouse: How the Public Can Take Back Public Education, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, September 2007.

A hard-hitting analysis of the influence of teachers’ unions on public education.
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