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"It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgement." - Sherlock Holmes

Thinker Education offers multi-media courses about The Great Ideas that shape our culture. Based on inquiries from our students, we curate a collection of some of the best content from some of the worlds leading thinkers, creating a forum for the age-old contest of ideas. A pioneer in the learn-to-earn movement, Thinker Education rewards students with scholarships for college and other life experiences.

Minimum Wage Hikes Are an Act of Cruelty

Wed, Jul 12, 2017

By Walter E. Williams | There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wage has popular support among Americans. Their reasons include fighting poverty, preventing worker exploitation, and providing a living wage.  For the most part, the intentions behind the support for [...]

How Transgender Ideology Is Producing Child Abuse

Mon, Jul 03, 2017

By Michelle Cretella | Transgender politics have taken Americans by surprise, and caught some lawmakers off guard.  Just a few short years ago, not many could have imagined a high-profile showdown over transgender men and women’s access to single-sex bathrooms in North Carolina.  But transgender ideology is not just infecting [...]

What a Successful College Career Looks Like

Sat, May 13, 2017

By R.J. Snell | In his widely discussed book Excellent Sheep, William Deresiewicz ponders why the interests and imagined possibilities of so many students tend to narrow rather than expand during higher education. As freshmen, he notes, many enter with big plans to be poets, statesmen, teachers, filmmakers, or whatever, but are funneled into narrow [...]
"As a business owner, I really like the idea of connecting my donations and scholarships to a commitment to learn - to learn about the ideas that make for ethical and principled future leaders."
Founders Circle Member
"Thinker Education is great in that each course bolsters critical thinking, and in the end, as a student, I am able to take a stance based on my own decision."
Florida State University
"Thinker Education has the potential to be . . . a Khan Academy for the Big Questions that students are asking, shaping the way we view the world and our ability to impact it. Thinker Education can be that, and I'm excited to be a part of it."
Harvard University
"The name Thinker Education is self-explanatory - it's a place where you can think for yourself. This approach to learning promotes critical, creative thinking. It's about open and informed and civil expression of ideas - sometimes with people who disagree with you. Where else is that happening in my generation?"
Appalchian State University
"Students are rarely encouraged to think carefully about issues from outside of a politically correct viewpoint. I appreciate how Thinker Education is doing a great job of challenging that system."
Scholarship Winner
"As a leader in the financial services industry, I see too many people spend too much on higher education - without a strategic commitment to make sure that the students they are sponsoring are thinking critically about life's most important questions. That's why I'm a founding member of Thinker Education."
Founders Circle Member
"Thinker Education is doing a remarkable job of providing students with course experiences that are both pertinent to current events and to the bigger questions in life. It provides a perfect blend of topics that will keep a student engaged in the issues of today's world."
Valparaiso University
"I like Thinker Education because they provide courses that lay out the 'non-PC' position and fairly contrast it with the other side."
High School Senior
"Thinker Education has great potential to revitalize the entire education system because it creates a learning environment where students are required to think for themselves. The effects of training students to think well is that they will be able to engage the world as an individual thinker, rather than as a parrot."
Grove City College