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The Sacramento Tutor

An education-themed blog for parents, students, and teachers

Read the latest on education, learning, and teaching here at the Sacramento Tutor Blog presented by Club Z! Tutoring serving the areas of Sacramento and Elk Grove, California since 2001.

Young woman has a good idea


You are what education is all about. If it doesn't help you, if you don't learn, and if you cant use what you have learned, what is the point? Henry Adams, the 6th US president's grandson, had similar thoughts about education. You aren't alone.


The children now love luxury; they have bad manners; contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders; and love chatter in place of exercise. 2400 years ago, Socrates complained about what society complains about now. We do what we can and things have a tendency to work out.


Whether it was Bart's teacher Mrs. Crabapple, Ralphie's teacher Miss Shields, or Mr. Lorensax droning on about Hawley Smoot tariffs, we all remember. While many of us didn't appreciate you at the time, you are part of how we got to wherever we are today.

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