Emory University history professor Michael Bellesiles published the book Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture. Only it wasn't as academic as it was first thought.
"I would love to homeschool my kids, but I have to work.”
As a parent, you should wonder: What are the schools trying to hide?
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 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.
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.
Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.
A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.
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, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.
Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.
There's a deeper story here.
Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.
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.
Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...
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?
If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.
"Schools are failing ever greater numbers of children."
A finely designed essay ensures that the reader discovers the essay’s invention by traveling within its organization.
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.
Bureaucrats are now cracking down on children's playdates.
Three ways a combined high school and college career can help both students and employers.
If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
There are other ways to teach this all-important life lesson.
Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.
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.