Education

Schools Banning Parents from Lunchtime Visits

Schools Banning Parents from Lunchtime Visits

As a parent, you should wonder: What are the schools trying to hide?

Pediatricians Offer 3 Simple Guidelines for Toy-Buying Parents

Pediatricians Offer 3 Simple Guidelines for Toy-Buying Parents

How can we ensure that the children in our lives receive toys they actually use, enjoy, and are beneficial for them as well?

Jane Austen Forever!

Jane Austen Forever!

Jane Austen describes a world of highly regulated social behavior in which roles and intentions were more clearly communicated than they are tody.  Nevertheless, Jane Austen's world is filled with people struggling with the same weaknesses we struggle with today. 

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Our Ignorance of Socialism Is Dangerous

Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.

How Every Parent Can Combat Rising Teen Depression

How Every Parent Can Combat Rising Teen Depression

A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.

A Case for Dropping out of College

A Case for Dropping out of College

Samuel Knoche thinks that he can get a good a college education on YouTube for free. He is probably right about the education part. But there are more reasons to go to college.  

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-Schools Offer Kids A Customized, Hands-On Education

Micro-schools, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.

 

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Five Modern Wise Men Everyone Should Know

Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.

High School Boys Pose with Nazi Salute... but the Problem is Not Racism
High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

High School Students Claim Ignorance Should Not Be Used Against Them in Exam Scores

Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

The problems of a dearth of men on college campuses is not, I think, primarily the result of deliberate gender discrimination by college admission authorities.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...

Our Identity Crisis

Our Identity Crisis

With the definitions of race and sex becoming so confusing, does the US need a law like Apartheid era South Africa had to define in clear terms who belongs to what race and what sex?

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.

What UK Parents Are Doing About Today’s ‘Oppressive’ School System

What UK Parents Are Doing About Today’s ‘Oppressive’ School System

"Schools are failing ever greater numbers of children."

A Quick Guide to Writing an Excellent Essay

A Quick Guide to Writing an Excellent Essay

A finely designed essay ensures that the reader discovers the essay’s invention by traveling within its organization.

How to Avoid One of the Most Common Parenting Mistakes

How to Avoid One of the Most Common Parenting Mistakes

I’ve lost count of how often I’ve witnessed parents threaten a perfectly reasonable punishment for misbehavior and then fail to make good on their words.

D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together
Two for the Price of One: Why More Schools Should Offer College Degrees in High School

Two for the Price of One: Why More Schools Should Offer College Degrees in High School

Three ways a combined high school and college career can help both students and employers.

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

7 Ways to Teach Civil Discourse to Students

If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.

3 Reasons Not to Make Your Kids Share Their Toys

3 Reasons Not to Make Your Kids Share Their Toys

There are other ways to teach this all-important life lesson. 

John Taylor Gatto (1935-2018): Remembering America's Most Courageous Teacher

John Taylor Gatto (1935-2018): Remembering America's Most Courageous Teacher

Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

How Dumbed Down Education is Creating a National Security Crisis

I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Is Gender Equality a Self-defeating Goal?

Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?

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