For kids who might not be acquainted with Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr., January 18th, 2010 might just be another day off. Congress, however, hopes “to make the holiday a day ON, where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to improve lives, bridge social barriers, and move our nation closer to the ‘Beloved Community’ that King envisioned.” In 1994, Congress Continue reading
There is a great deal of importance in being able to use the internet as a tool for studying Literature. The wide ranging nature of the web allows for wider discussions of text & analysis of it from different points of view. The idea of collaborating across cultures and national boundaries on text help to increase the effectiveness of the discourse by bringing more people Continue reading
One of the inherited doctrines of mankind is that the Quran is quoted or borrowed from the Bible. This Dogma is established upon studies of many prejudiced intellectuals. Related Articles Muslim Religion, Allah, Quran, Khuda The Bear In Bible Versus Quran-1 In The Quran, One Day, All Nonbelievers Will Make Full Submission To Allah In The Quran, They Continue reading
Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left By Susan Braudy Knopf, 2003, $27.95; 460 pages.
Reviewed by Diane Ravitch
While reviewing several American history textbooks, I was taken aback by the descriptions of the late 1960s. It is of course somewhat startling to see the events of one’s own lifetime described as “history,” Continue reading
In an effort to stem the tide of falling public school test scores, states and school districts across the country have spent millions to fund costly mandates that dictate the maximum number of students per classroom. In some cases, such as in Florida, these mandates have been dictated by nothing short of a constitutional amendment. This has led to the broad acceptance of specific student/teacher Continue reading
Many adults remember a childhood spent romping outdoors, or at least being booted to the backyard after school. Todays tweens and teens spend more time in front of screens than ever before. This trend is due to a variety of reasons, including greater access to technology and more parents at work full-time, leading to less supervision in the after-school Continue reading
Words are adjustable things. “Gay” made use of to mean “cheerful” or “delighted.” “Horrible” used to indicate “loaded with awe.” Its etymological coz “incredible” used to be booked for God and tsunamis, but now it’s a catch-all for anything you occur to such as at that moment.
Your eyes would stop at it’s spectacular display initially if you have a look on iPhone. Continue reading
Children with special learning needs have experienced more failure and disappointment than other children. Parenting children with special learning needs can be difficult, and calls forth from their parents an extra measure of care in “planting the seeds of greatness.”
Seeds of “greatness” grow into strong, confident children—skilled learners Continue reading
By: Victor Guskov
When adding fractions we need the lowest common denominator (LCD). We can get it by decomposing each bottom into primes and multiplying the all the distinct primes and the common primes to highest power together. This method is general, but slow and troublesome for students. In nine cases of ten it is possible to obtain the LCD much more easily and quickly.
At first Continue reading
For awhile now, there has been some cause for concern that the famously tough-minded Wall Street Journal editorial page seemed to be drinking the Kool-Aid when it came to the much-discussed Race to the Top (RTT) grant program. So, it gives much satisfaction to note that this week’s WSJ featured perhaps the savviest editorial yet penned by any major newspaper on RTT. The editorial noted Continue reading