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A Parent’s Secret Weapon for Finding Good Children’s Literature

A Parent’s Secret Weapon for Finding Good Children’s Literature

For many busy parents and teachers, it’s hard to know which books are both worthwhile and enjoyable for children to read.

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

There’s a clear message given to almost every high school student these days: go to college or you’ll be a failure.

Erasmus’ Beautiful Advice to a Student in 1497

Erasmus’ Beautiful Advice to a Student in 1497

For those who wish to be scholars, these 14 pieces of advice are just as relevant today. 

School Curriculum According to Ben Franklin

School Curriculum According to Ben Franklin

Would today’s students be better equipped for life if today’s schools implemented Franklin’s education plan?

The Case Against Man Caves

The Case Against Man Caves

The man cave signals that masculinity is expressed through escape into a self-made, self-indulgent preserve.

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

A Colossal Wreck: Our Sad Presidential Politics

The presidential candidates are us. Are they corrupt, greedy and base? We are too.

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... 

Politicians … Can you ever trust them?

Politicians … Can you ever trust them?

Mitt Romney on Trump: 2016 vs. 2012

The Key to a Healthy, Happy Life is…

The Key to a Healthy, Happy Life is…

It's something with which John and Abigail Adams had great experience.

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

Jimmy Kimmel, George Washington, and Unhappiness in the U.S.

...And we wonder why there's so much unrest and discontent in the U.S.

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

It Shouldn't Matter Who the President Is

And it doesn't have to

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

2015: the year when Italy’s demographic malaise became apparent

Can a country's values and way of life survive without children?

Tocqueville: Love of Equality Leads to Hatred

Tocqueville: Love of Equality Leads to Hatred

He warns that the drive for equality ultimately will tear people apart.

New Poll Suggests Reading Strengthens Family Relationships

New Poll Suggests Reading Strengthens Family Relationships

It might also give your child a shot at a six-figure income!
 

Tina Fey Savages Hollywood Hypocrisy

Tina Fey Savages Hollywood Hypocrisy

“This is some real Hollywood bullsh–“

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?

No, slavery didn’t build America.

No, slavery didn’t build America.

It’s a popular narrative, but history doesn’t support it. 

Education as if Truth Mattered

Education as if Truth Mattered

Great men write great books because of the Great Books that they’ve read.

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Economics Education is Returning to Schools

Some American schools are recognizing students’ financial literacy problem and are setting out to remedy it.

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.

Chick-fil-A: Ditch the Phone and Spend Time with Family

Chick-fil-A: Ditch the Phone and Spend Time with Family

Some companies are recognizing the need to restore interest in family and community.

You’ll never be Equal Enough

You’ll never be Equal Enough

Severed from its traditional meaning, eventually the aim for equality could actually tear society apart.

Did U.S. Schools Just Use Poverty as an Excuse for Poor Performance?

Did U.S. Schools Just Use Poverty as an Excuse for Poor Performance?

Impoverished nations like Vietnam do better than the U.S.
 

The Declining Importance of the Family

The Declining Importance of the Family

Nowhere is the concern with the problem of community in Western society more intense than with respect to the family.

Notre Dame Prof: Our Schools Are Committing ‘Civilizational Suicide’

Notre Dame Prof: Our Schools Are Committing ‘Civilizational Suicide’

According to Patrick Deneen, modern students' ignorance is the education system's "crowning achievement".

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes from the Author of ‘The Little Prince’

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes from the Author of ‘The Little Prince’

Wisdom from Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1900-1944).  

Super Tuesday Polls: Who will dominate?

Super Tuesday Polls: Who will dominate?

It very well may be Trump vs. Hillary come November. 

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