Category Archives: Education

Church Wins Case About Playground


Missouri ran a competitive grant program to use scrap tires for playgrounds, but locked out all religious schools…because you know…Church and State. The Supreme Court reversed a lower court.  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable … Continue reading

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You Know Who Has High Self Esteem?


At some point schools apparently discovered that they could not actually teach things like, adding, subtracting, multiplying and spelling. To fill the void, they decided to add things like self esteem. If a child held themselves in high regard, the … Continue reading

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‘Mindfulness’ in Schools: A Waste of Time


My school doesn’t do anything with ‘mindfulness.’  The researchers examining the teaching of mindfulness in public schools have concluded that there’s no support that it helps kids learn, or be productive. Heatstreet: Trendy “mindfulness” classes springing up in schools across … Continue reading

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Yes, This is True.


Teacher edition Kindergarten text books have the answers.  There is no excuse for this.

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No, You Don’t Have a “Learning Style”


I wrote about this before here. The Federalist has an article here. While nearly 90 percent of Americans think people have unique learning styles — the best known are labeled auditory, visual, and kinesthetic — cognitive research has steadily debunked the idea over … Continue reading

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That’s Not Really the Choice, Is It?


Source. (I really can’t figure out the artist’s name, and the site is ‘armycorpsofengineers.com’  They have an art site?) It you create art which angers, and you are not already dead…you can thank those who with strength and resolve defend … Continue reading

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Celebrity and Politics


I smirk at celebrities testifying at government hearings, pontificating from awards shows or even spreading nonsense on Twitter. If you really think Woody Harrelson, Ashton Kutcher and  Meryl Streep are more knowledgeable about social issues than the average citizen, fine. … Continue reading

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