Is the decline of basic skills knowledge driving the stagnation in schools?
Simple wisdom that's relevant for our time.
Are their reasons persuasive?
Boy Scouting and many residential summer camps teach essential life skills – such as a cooperative work ethic and active civic engagement.
Here are the five things kids will remember of you.
Is it time we put to rest the idea that homeschoolers are social outcasts?
“Most public schools are good at doing what they’re intended to do – provide a uniform ‘education’ to the masses. If you want that, go for it."
The often ribald comedian shared some surprising reflections on the importance of marriage.
Eighty-two percent of today’s parents did chores as a child, but only 28 percent of them expect the same out of their own children.
Brian Gordon is one dad who understands this just as well as anyone.
A new study says yes.
They miss some valuable life lessons if they don't.
Should schools be allowed to replace a higher math course requirement with a course on financial literacy?
Recent research suggests it may be.
R.I.P. Gene Wilder.
Here's some advice on a starting point.
Turns out there are a lot of positive benefits to playing Pokémon Go. Who knew?
Why do Americans continue to have such confidence in their local schools?
Margaret Mead’s 'Coming of Age in Samoa' is a cautionary tale of the consequences of agenda-driven social science.
“I ask that you... eat dinner as a family, read together, play outside, and get your child to bed early."
Giving children time to explore and learn to read on their own timetable may set them on a path to greater understanding and maturity.
Fantasy fiction is often pooh-poohed by academics and intellectuals, but it can whet the appetite for learning.
My experience growing up in an urban gardening family suggests such might be the case, for gardening teaches children several important life lessons.
Is it a paradigm that could work across the country?
Are we placing too much emphasis on "being-in-love"?
Our classrooms should be places where we push back against technology, against a life largely circumscribed by screens.
Does society have a problem accepting the idea that motherhood can be a fulfilling and non-shameful role for a woman?
Are we encouraging parents not to fulfill their role in training their children because schools are doing it for them?