Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Modern education tends to focus on STEM to the exclusion of the liberal arts. 

C.S. Lewis on the Deadly Sin of Gluttony

C.S. Lewis on the Deadly Sin of Gluttony

There's "gluttony of excess," but what about "gluttony of delicacy"?

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

There is no value-neutral education. What's the solution?

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

"There is no real education anymore, but I still have to create the impression that education is happening."

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

If early childhood educator Erika Christakis is right, politicians may want to put a hold on the preschool push.

The Problem of Neutral Rhetoric

The Problem of Neutral Rhetoric

Every political argument makes a moral claim. This may seem like an obvious statement, but it is one that those who craft our political rhetoric seem determined to obscure.

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

If you want to become familiar with many of the great books, they’re going to make you work for it.

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

The school district’s superintendent noted that the play was “modified to neutralize all views.”

Are People Overreacting to Olivia Wilde’s Pic of Her Toddler’s Butt?

Are People Overreacting to Olivia Wilde’s Pic of Her Toddler’s Butt?

The photograph has stirred up controversy, and questions about the obligation of parents to protect their children’s images.

Poll: Millennials want a Crusade

Poll: Millennials want a Crusade

The hypocrisy is rich.

Why 'Star Wars' Gives People Meaning

Why 'Star Wars' Gives People Meaning

The frenzy surrounding the movies shows modern society’s hunger for meaning. 

Has Feminism Caused Bad Manners?

Has Feminism Caused Bad Manners?

According to The New York Times, manners are increasingly falling by the wayside, and parents are beginning to take notice.

Should Parents Place Limits on Christmas Presents?

Should Parents Place Limits on Christmas Presents?

American adults plan to spend an average of $830 on Christmas gifts this year. Many of them will go into debt as a result. 

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Should teachers promote social justice in the classroom?

‘Hands up, don’t shoot’: A biggest lie of 2015

‘Hands up, don’t shoot’: A biggest lie of 2015

The Washington Post has published its annual list of Pinocchios.

A gun ban isn’t happening.

A gun ban isn’t happening.

The recent change in opinion is dramatic and probably related to terrorism. 

Minnesota Teacher: “We’re Powerless to Discipline”

Minnesota Teacher: “We’re Powerless to Discipline”

Schools have a mandate to educate children, but it shouldn’t be at all costs.

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"It leaves many children unable to read properly and perform simple calculations."

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Is it right to graduate students when they're not truly prepared?

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

It beats 30 years of indentured servitude. 

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

Keep in mind the mood of our times. 

Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

#4: They emphasize following the rules.

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