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?
Do we need to be more intentional in teaching our children the skills, knowledge, and wisdom they will need if convenience ever disappears?
The children I teach are indifferent to the adult world.
Have we brought public education down to such a low shelf that average students are now "gifted"?
Is there a way for parents to encourage reading habits in children who may have learned to handle simple texts, but aren’t turning into avid readers?
Can we even agree on these?
Is it any wonder that there's a lack of good men?
The numbers are horrifying.
It’s kind of scary.
Are we ignoring Shakespeare to our detriment?
Our society has a misguided fear of loading children down with “too much responsibility.”
Are parents shortchanging their abilities and their wallets by thinking they have to pay experts in order to foster that development in their child?
Statistics show that nearly three out of four high school seniors are unable to attain proficiency in writing.
Do parents need to begin raising their children to understand that they are not the center of the universe?
Thoughts from a professor on the hook-up culture.
Equality destroyed “Carnegie” the family in favor of Andrew the man.
“Why do [children] ... prefer structured activities to unstructured ones and ... seek adult guidance rather than lead peers on their own?”