Lillie M. Thomas's Blog

Lillie M. Thomas's Blog

Study: Kids Who Learn About Scientists’ Struggles Do Better In Science

Study: Kids Who Learn About Scientists’ Struggles Do Better In Science

Science is hard work, even for geniuses.

What Selfies and Jane Eyre Have in Common

What Selfies and Jane Eyre Have in Common

Before the selfie came the emphasis on the self... 

Why People Should Still Study Latin

Why People Should Still Study Latin

Here are 3 reasons why...

Should Advanced Math Be Optional?

Should Advanced Math Be Optional?

For most people, is advanced math pretty useless in their lives?

Should Parents Give Kids Room to Fail?

Should Parents Give Kids Room to Fail?

In today’s world, it’s become more common for parents to play a large role in engineering their children’s success.

Now Schools are Testing Students on Their Emotional Skills?!?

Now Schools are Testing Students on Their Emotional Skills?!?

According to an expert on emotional skills, all attempts to measure them "suck".

School Dress Codes = 'Slut Shaming'? Give Me a Break

School Dress Codes = 'Slut Shaming'? Give Me a Break

James, now 17, says he told them that was sexist. She refused to change her clothes.

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Colleges Are Planning on Coddling Freshmen (More Than They Already Do)

Apparently, colleges are having a hard time keeping students and graduating them.

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

Is It Okay for Men and Women to Have Different Roles?

The Gates Foundation wants women to do less "unpaid work".

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

Why It's Harmful to Reward Children for Everything

"In some cases, children are offered rewards not only for mundane tasks like tooth-brushing, but also for what social scientists call pro-social behavior..."