Annie Holmquist's Blog

Annie Holmquist's Blog

Study Suggests Lack of Reading Driving Contentious Society

Study Suggests Lack of Reading Driving Contentious Society

Reading seems to have a different effect on how individuals behave toward one another.

Physician: Raising Happy Kids Shouldn’t Be the Main Goal

Physician: Raising Happy Kids Shouldn’t Be the Main Goal

It’s good to let children pursue their interests. But the fact is, they are children and at a stage in which the will is fickle and the mind untrained.

Gender Equality is Basically a Farce, Study Suggests

Gender Equality is Basically a Farce, Study Suggests

New scientific findings show that men and women have huge genetic differences previously unknown.

Is NPR Pushing Propaganda about the Benefits of Preschool?

Is NPR Pushing Propaganda about the Benefits of Preschool?

Pre-K does prepare kids for kindergarten. What’s disturbing is the information NPR withheld about the negative effects of preschool beyond that point.

Why are Men Getting Shut Out of the Workforce?

Why are Men Getting Shut Out of the Workforce?

The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.

Free College Works--If You Want to Help the Rich

Free College Works--If You Want to Help the Rich

England ditched free college because it only increased inequities between rich and poor.

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Why Decline in Religion Might Be Driving the Campus Protests

Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?

What Princess Charlotte’s Portrait Teaches Us about Raising Adults

What Princess Charlotte’s Portrait Teaches Us about Raising Adults

The Royals have caught onto an idea that’s been completely overlooked by all of us commoners across the pond.

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

3 Reasons One Public School Advocate is Giving Up on the System

A former public school teacher and supporter has changed her tune: "Everyone who can leave, should."

Children Have Amazing Powers of Memorization… So Why Aren’t Schools Using Them?

Children Have Amazing Powers of Memorization… So Why Aren’t Schools Using Them?

We’ve flipped things around, shunning memorization and instead asking young children to reason based on their limited experience and feelings.