Kimberly Moody

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Why it could be time to ditch the lesson objective

Sharing lesson objectives with our students is essential, or at least that’s what we have all been told. But I have recently conducted some action …

Ken Ham: Here's the Deal With Ben Carson, the Pyramids and the Bible

In regard to presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s reported comments on the Egyptian pyramids, I first of all need to declare my respect for this …

Faith

Why Would Anyone Want to Be a Cop?

Pretty soon, police departments nationwide will have to lower their hiring standards, increase salaries and benefits, and put a lot more money into marketing for new hires, because the men and women who would usually be candidates for law enforcement careers will choose another path.<p>Becoming a …

Law Enforcement

Why Would a Math Teacher Punish a Child for Saying 5 x 3 = 15?

October 21, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>What’s 5 x 3?<p>How about 4 x 6?<p>You might think those are simple questions, but a third grader had points taken off on …

Teaching

Don't Be Fooled. Homicides In Schools Are Still Rare.

On Thursday, Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, brought guns to Oregon’s Umpqua Community College and opened fire on unsuspecting students and instructors. He killed 10 people, including himself.<p>One day earlier, a South Dakota student shot the principal at Harrisburg High School. The administrator, Kevin …

Guns

Study: Newbies Better Able to Kill Assailants With Head Shot Than Cops

Republished with permission from Force Science Institute:<p>In a close up gunfight, who stands a better chance of delivering an immediately fatal shot …

Mathematics

What Your Favorite Emoji *Really* Means on Instagram

OMG? Please. “OMG” was so last year. These days we’re leaving it up to those little yellow emoticons to translate our joy and frustration via text. It was only four years ago that Apple made the emoji an international keyboard, and now there are more than 800 emoji at our disposal. These little …

Emoji
Pedagogy

This Police Puppy Will Make You Cry With Cuteness

Special agent Whiskey reporting for duty.

Social Media
Napa Valley

Christian sex activists warn against the “dangers of mommy porn” and “50 Shades of Grey”

Writers urge women to “put down Cosmo and pick up the Bible” — or trade “50 Shades” for their Bible-based manual<p>“Fifty Shades of Grey” is not a book that inspires neutrality. E.L. James’s blockbuster erotic romance has sent fans into a frenzy with the impending film release, but it’s also inspired …

Seven big myths about top-performing school systems

<b>Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says she wants England to get into the top five of the international Pisa tests for English and maths by 2020.</b><p>The man in charge of the Pisa tests, Andreas Schleicher, says the evidence from around the world reveals some big myths about what makes for a successful …

Education

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A curriculum controversy is roiling schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the past few months, parents in the San Mateo-Foster City School …

Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson: ‘More Than Football, I Want To Be Known As A Christian’

To Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, faith is everything. At the Super Bowl Media day on Tuesday, Russell, 26, says that while he wants to be known …

Seattle Seahawks

A Christian Blogger Stopped Wearing Yoga Pants For Her Husband So She Wouldn't "Entice" Men

Veronica Partridge's blog post about her decision to stop wearing leggings or yoga pants in public is making a lot of people angry.<p>To date, the blog entry has been shared over 69,000 times on Facebook and generated thousands of comments online, and it even led to Partridge defending her decision in …

Yoga

‘Equal pay for equal work’ isn’t so simple

Last Tuesday, President Obama’s State of the Union address reiterated the statistic that working women in the United States “make 77 cents for every …

Is Everyday Math The Worst Math Program Ever?

If you’re the parent of an elementary school-age child, chances are good (OK, about one in ten, although actual numbers are hard to pin down) that you’ve encountered Everyday Math. Chances are reasonably good that you hate it. The math program, developed by educators at the University of Chicago, …

All You Need to Know About the 'Learning Styles' Myth, in Two Minutes

On a sunny hike along a Madeiran levada a couple of years ago, I got chatting to a retired school teacher and I told him about the brain myths book I …

Pedagogy

'At least Trig didn’t eat the dog': Sarah Palin responds to PETA after photo of son standing on dog goes viral

<b>Update: Watch</b> <b>Sarah Palin's Tuesday TODAY interview.</b><p><i>Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is back in the spotlight, responding to criticism over a photo of her son, Trig, standing on the family dog. In an</i> <i>exclusive</i> <i>statement to NBC News, Palin expands on a Facebook post from</i> <i>Saturday.</i><p>PETA …

Sarah Palin

The Problem With Reading Competitively

Many of us readers like to think of ourselves as unlike everyone else. We’re not macho or ego-driven, but retiring, introspective, and thoughtful, right? But anyone who’s spent time around bookworms knows we can be deeply competitive, whether we’re airily noting the time we read <i>War and Peace</i> in …

Books

I get it – you’re an atheist. You should still capitalize “God”

Using a lowercase “God” is like Fox News hacks saying “Democrat Party.” It shows dumb disrespect to others, grammar<p>In a world wracked by war, climate change and economic inequality, this may seem a trivial point. In fact, it almost certainly is. And in a “new atheism” debate characterized by mutual …

Faith

Newsweek on the Bible — So Misrepresented It’s a Sin

Newsweek’s cover story is exactly what happens when a writer fueled by open antipathy to evangelical Christianity tries to throw every argument he …