Are American schools no longer teaching basic civics?
Do American students need an injection of pure common sense?
Donald Trump is no saint and he says rude things. But he and his supporters should be treated with more respect.
History professor Jonathan Zimmerman says college students need to grow up. Asking administrators to solve their every problem infantilizes them.
Our classrooms should be places where we push back against technology, against a life largely circumscribed by screens.
At least with Powerball, if you do beat the odds, you end up benefiting financially.
Muslim in hijab should have had US flag-bearing honor at Olympic Games... says everyone on the internet except me
People are upset that Michael Phelps was tapped to be the Team USA flag bearer.
An observation from a well-respected professor and author.
Does society have a problem accepting the idea that motherhood can be a fulfilling and non-shameful role for a woman?
Why do we so often feel compelled to ‘perform’ for an audience?
Not your typical university commencement address.
Scientific research shows how different types of noise and silence affect the brain.
Two hundred years ago, describing someone as ‘devouring’ a book would have been an act of moral censure.
Every child knows that words can hurt. But as we mature, shouldn’t mean words lose their power over us?
Are we encouraging parents not to fulfill their role in training their children because schools are doing it for them?
Traditionalists will not be happy.
Richard Sherman says no, but a Texas student was suspended after firing off a Tweet that said All Lives Matter.
The poem presents a panoply of characters, all as vain as they are vacuous. Empty heads and empty hearts leading empty lives.
Do we need to be more intentional in teaching our children the skills, knowledge, and wisdom they will need if convenience ever disappears?
Controlling demographic trends goes with aspirations to control society.
The children I teach are indifferent to the adult world.
The report was based on data from 9.8 million students.
The findings were published in the Washington Post. (And pretty much nowhere else.)
Twenty years after a famous hoax, has anything changed?
Can we even agree on these?
'I asked for health that I might do greater things; I was given infirmity that I might do better things.'
Dark, violent, and vulgar, Mr. Tarantino’s movies are hardly the first thing one thinks of when looking to derive theological reflection. But ...
Read what the ambassador of Tripoli told John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.