Let’s try a different tack here today with some actual curriculum

Rather than comment once again on the dramatic deficiencies of the deform movement, allow me to inform the reader on what educators actually do. I’m helping to rewrite a chapter in an elementary social studies methods textbook and here’s a brief draft excerpt: Give students evidence, one clue at a time. Ask them to consider […]

The terrorists have won

Several years ago, I recall encouragement from government officials, even President Bush, that it was our civic duty as Americans to “go shopping.” Otherwise, the terrorists win.  Well, apparently the terrorists achieved a somewhat (ahem) larger victory in recent years because our unbridled consumerism and addiction to cheap, fatty foods is now a national security […]


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