The New York Post reports that the award-winning teacher has been removed from the classroom and faces possible termination.
When citizens are alienated from the political process they look to a champion to attack the oligarchs ruling over them. The champion will become the tyrant, Plato suggests.
Would we see a greater culture of respect if we taught young men and women to value and embrace the differences between the sexes?
The debate about the relative value of studying the liberal arts is usually framed by a false dichotomy.
Between 2011 and 2015 the number of American adults who didn’t read a book in the course of a single year went from 1 in 5 to fewer than 1 in 4.
The most sacred rule of the jungle is that animals never hunt and eat man, outside of rare approved circumstances. Under this guiding tenet, Kipling crafts a case study of behavior.
Remarkable insight from the past on a trending issue.
Make no mistake, the book banners have the same motivation as the book burners.
The genre was sneered at for years by those who viewed it as "low-class, childish, and quasi-pornographic."
An important lesson for many Americans today.
The downside? It could be a sign of primitive (and cynical) thinking inherited from early homo sapiens.
In a digital world, it's easy to forget how important it is to read to our children.
Yes, but one will not find that elusive knowledge by looking in a mirror.
In recent years, America’s schools have attempted to train teachers of the highest quality.
In comparison to the rational debate fostered by Franklin and his fellows, is our debate all too often irrational?
Evidence suggests the Arthurian legend was inspired by the tomb of a reformed Tuscan knight.
Three ways adults, parents, and teachers can guide the reading habits of young people.
"...it has been my nightmare that J.R.R. Tolkien would turn out to be the most influential writer of the twentieth century."
"We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when I’m as good as you has fully had its way."
For many parents, the most traumatic family battles are fought at the very place which should be a place of harmony and connection: the dinner table.
1. Make sure you put a television set and a computer in every room. (Don’t forget the kitchen!)
Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?
Do we have a lot more "geniuses" in this country than we realize?
According to Tolstoy, death no longer has meaning for civilized man.
Have we come to believe that manners are bonds of affliction, rather than affection?
Collodi’s stories made those of the Brothers Grimm look Pollyannaish
"The symptoms were obvious. I cajoled. French parents did not cajole. I wheedled. French parents definitely did not wheedle."
For almost as long as I have had the privilege of reading, I have read dystopian literature.