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Teach your child to read

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

Teach your child to read

by Joanne Jacobs – Teach your child to read this summer, writes linguist John McWhorter in The Atlantic. Using Siegfried Engelmann’s Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons, he and his wife spent 20 “joyful” minutes a night showing their then-4-year-old daughter how to sound out words. By Labor Day, she was reading simple books. Engelmann’s phonics-first method was proven successful in the 1960s in a massive government-sponsored study, Project Follow Through, writes McWhorter. Researchers analyzed nine teaching methods,...

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Do You Want Your Daughter To Read ‘Teen Vogue?’

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

Do You Want Your Daughter To Read ‘Teen Vogue?’

by Dean Garrison Jeff Dunetz – While we all scratch our heads and wonder what is happening to our kids, we should pay more attention to what our kids are watching, reading, and surfing to on the internet. The print version of Teen Vogue shut down in 12/2017, but the online site remained very popular. It’s ranked 13,485 worldwide by Alexa which according to Rank2Traffic (online traffic estimator) gets roughly 3.83 million user sessions per month. Even if it’s not your kids, some of their friends are reading Teen Vogue and telling...

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Warning: Mr. President, Do Not Be Hasty To Implement Choice

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

Warning: Mr. President, Do Not Be Hasty To Implement Choice

By Anita Hoge – The Trump/DeVos Education Agenda Mirrored in the Original Obama Plan It’s true that the Trump/DeVos Tax-Credit Scholarship CHOICE plan is nearly the same as the Obama Equity plan. Parents and citizens should be screaming and banging their heads. Former President Obama created a driving force that flipped education toward nationalizing the system. The historic transformation began with ACT who developed and benchmarked Common Core standards-branded, standardized, and tied to federal funds in every state. The state...

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What the UK’s Orwellian Gender Policy Gets Wrong About Men and Women

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Commentaries, Daily, Global | 0 comments

What the UK’s Orwellian Gender Policy Gets Wrong About Men and Women

Nicole Russell – The British government has adopted a concerning new policy regulating speech. The New York Times reports a new policy banning the use of “harmful” gender stereotypes in advertising—yes, private ads. The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority announced last week that it will “ban ads that connect physical features with success in the romantic or social spheres; assign stereotypical personality traits to boys and girls, such as bravery for boys and tenderness for girls; suggest that new mothers should prioritize their...

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Incoming Texas freshmen threatened with doxxing if they join conservative campus groups

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Daily, Featured, Higher Ed | 0 comments

Incoming Texas freshmen threatened with doxxing if they join conservative campus groups

A Texas group is threatening to release personal information of incoming freshmen who plan to join conservative student groups. The group, Autonomous Student Network, was previously banned from Twitter after releasing information belonging to Brett Kavanaugh supporters. The Autonomous Student Network in Austin, Texas, a group that was previously suspended from Twitter after posting private information belonging to supporters of then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is now threatening to do the same to incoming University of...

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Jerry Nadler Is A Sexist Pig Who Should Be Censured By Congress

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

Jerry Nadler Is A Sexist Pig Who Should Be Censured By Congress

Surely feminists will demand that Nadler publicly apologize. Right? “Feminists”: women who exploit the pain of other women for their own personal gain while setting women back a hundred years. Jerry Nadler Is A Sexist Pig Who Should Be Censured By Congress During a congressional interview, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) referred to Hope Hicks as ‘Ms. Lewandowski’ three separate times before she corrected him. By Caroline Court, The Federalist, June 21, 2019: On June 19, Hope Hicks, the former White House director of strategic communications then...

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Healing young and old with a singalong

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Daily, Featured, Global | 0 comments

Healing young and old with a singalong

Sheila and Zach are all smiles when the music starts A care home is bringing children with special needs together with older people with dementia for a therapeutic singalong. “I don’t really belong here you know,” says Sheila, who is 85, and has dementia. “I don’t! Really! But the staff seem to know me and they’re always so nice.” Sheila knows she is waiting for something to happen in the cosy room at the Beeches Care Home, in Leatherhead, Surrey, but is not quite clear what exactly. This kind of...

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Boys Will Be Boys, Until They Become Girls: Biological Boys Compete Against Girls in High School Sports

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Daily | 0 comments

Boys Will Be Boys, Until They Become Girls: Biological Boys Compete Against Girls in High School Sports

Alex Nitzberg – Is it fair for biological boys to compete athletically against biological girls? Of course not, but it’s happening. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed a complaint with the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights on behalf of three Connecticut high school girls who have personally experienced the consequences of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) ridiculous policy permitting boys to compete against girls. Page 54 of the CIAC’s handbook contains a section on transgender...

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Student who told teacher there are only ‘two genders’ now facing harsh punishment from school, report says

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Daily, Global | 0 comments

Student who told teacher there are only ‘two genders’ now facing harsh punishment from school, report says

‘I’m simpy saying there are two genders. Male and female’ Chris Enloe – A Scottish teen who was reprimanded by his teacher in a viral video for claiming there are only “two genders” has been suspended from school. What’s the background? A video surfaced earlier this month showing an unknown Scottish student debate with his school teacher about gender. The debate ensued after the teacher kicked the student from class for saying there are only “two genders.” “I’m not making any...

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‘Just Kill Him, Brother’: A Widow’s Harrowing Story Of South African ‘Farm Attacks’ The Media Dismisses

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Daily, Global | 0 comments

‘Just Kill Him, Brother’: A Widow’s Harrowing Story Of South African ‘Farm Attacks’ The Media Dismisses

Christopher Bedford – Mariandra Heunis and her children are the survivors of a vicious, dead-of-night attack on her family. Her husband — her childrens’ father — is not. He was killed in their home outside Pretoria, South Africa, in what has come to be called a “farm attack — the targeted terrorizing of farmers in a country with a long history of strife over race and land. Mariandra, her husband, and their three little girls were asleep when the two armed attackers came. She was eight months pregnant with a son Johann Heunis would never...

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