“Sit still and pay attention!” I commanded my three-year old son, Jonathan, for the umteenth time. He quickly folded his hands, placed them in his lap, and looked very remorseful, but only for a moment. As soon as I looked back to the preacher, Jonathan rolled out of his seat and began crawling ... View Post
Was Trump Right About the Civil War?
The other day, President Trump asked the question, “Why did the Civil War happen?” He actually knows what he is talking about, but is so inarticulate that he should have just left it alone. Now, everyone is laughing at him, stating the obvious: the Civil War happened to end slavery. But did it ... View Post
35 Reasons to OUTLAW Homeschooling!
I compiled this list to help the "ban-homeschooling" fanatics come up with some better arguments to make their case. Homeschooling should be outlawed... 1. Because nothing motivates children to learn like a standardized test! 2. Because if we just spend a little bit more money, public ... View Post
Teaching Strategies: Law of Diminishing Return
I used to work for a large company and that is where I discovered the Law of Diminishing Return. My manager loved meetings so much that we had meetings every day and sometimes twice a day. In each meeting my attention followed the same cycle. For the first ten to fifteen minutes I was good. ... View Post
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