The mid-term American History ...

Dec 20, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – If the EOC exam is supposed to be a valid and reliable evaluation of what students have learned and used as...

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The slavery of redistribution ...

Dec 14, 2012 by

by Dean Kalahar – “Not since the days of slavery have there been so many people who feel entitled to what other people...

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The psychology of the new Amer...

Dec 5, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – With the fiscal cliff, $16 trillion deficit, and bankrupt entitlement programs dragging down our way of life;...

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Thanksgiving is no longer a pa...

Nov 16, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – Not so long ago American’s celebrated Thanksgiving to rejoice at the bounty provided by their economic way of...

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The New America

Nov 8, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – In the aftermath of the election of 2012, a new reality must be digested by all Americans. Working within the...

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The female wage gap myth

Oct 26, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – We constantly hear that discrimination and exploitation force women to make 77 cents for every dollar a man...

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Back to school: How about show...

Aug 22, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – It’s that time of year again when we assume children are back in school and that being absent is only due to...

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The annulment of same sex marr...

Jun 6, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – A day can’t go by when the same sex marriage question is not portrayed as a mainstream issue. How much do we...

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The Florida Exit Exam in Ameri...

May 22, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – UPDATE: The Florida American History exit exam was administered for the first time last week to set...

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Is it “fair” Presi...

Apr 18, 2012 by

President Obama,   Is it “fair” that teams lose by 1 point? Is it “fair” for a child to be born in Rwanda? Is it “fair” that...

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An open letter to President Ob...

Mar 23, 2012 by

Is your cognitive “house of cards” so shaken by the realities of energy creation and consumption that the only way to protect your...

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The One Room Schoolhouse

Mar 9, 2012 by

Effective teachers in an efficient institution create successful students By Dean Kalahar, M.Ed The Problem It’s not a headline...

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The Afghan thank you

Feb 27, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar In its war effort to stop international terrorism, the United States has given Afghanistan 1906 US fatalities to...

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The Florida Exit Exam in Ameri...

Feb 22, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – Last year it was brought to your attention that a crisis in education was being manufactured. Florida is...

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President Obama and the Magna ...

Jan 5, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – The Magna Carta ended the idea that anyone, especially monarchs, are above the law. Unfortunately. President...

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Excerpts: The Beliefs and Beha...

Dec 8, 2011 by

By Martin Haberman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Edited by Dean Kalahar In the more than 5,000...

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Does the AICE program advance ...

Nov 21, 2011 by

A closer look at the AICE Cambridge Global Perspectives course By Dean Kalahar Although highly organized, objectively evaluated, well...

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Anti-bullying campaign is just...

Nov 15, 2011 by

By Dean Kalahar – The anti-bullying campaign is once again upon us. Since, the bandwagon mentality of conventional morality...

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OWS: If You’re Against W...

Nov 8, 2011 by

By Dean Kalahar – The Occupy Wall Street movement and class warfare politics we are experiencing is no less abhorrent than...

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Teachers union supports protes...

Oct 24, 2011 by

By Dean Kalahar – Since the United Federation of Teachers is working directly with the Occupy Wall Street protestors, I wonder...

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