The Good Curriculum is based on writing. Students begin writing weekly essays in grade 4. This continues through grade 12.
If a student writes all of the assigned essays, he or she will write about 800 essays.
Students who do this will learn to write better than the vast majority of their peers. They will write better as freshmen in college than most of their professors, who write little and most of them stop writing after they complete their Ph.D. dissertations.
Here, Prof. Jordan Peterson of the University of Toronto says that the crucial skill students should learn in school is the ability to think clearly.
How is this best taught? Through writing, he says. In second place is the ability to speak. The Good Curriculum offers a year in Public Speaking.
Here, he sits and talks. He has a side conversation with a student.
The Good Curriculum is a comprehensive video-based, self-taught, self-paced, reading-intensive, writing-intensive, systematic online K-12 curriculum.