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TEACHING WRITING AND THINKING: “Although the U.S. spends more and more on ‘education,’ great number…

TEACHING WRITING AND THINKING: “Although the U.S. spends more and more on ‘education,’ great numbers of young (and now, middle-aged) citizens can’t do what used to be easy for most grade-schoolers — writing clear, well-thought-out sentences. They’ve never been taught to do that and with each passing year, there are fewer teachers who might teach [...]
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3 Quick and Dirty Business Hacks

Technology : GigaOM (5 years ago)

My mother was a high school mathematics teacher and understood that kids learn best when learning is fun, so at a very young age she started teaching me math “tricks.” In the second grade she showed me how 9 times any number less th... Read Post

THOUGHTS ON THE DECLINING NUMBER OF WOMEN LAW SCHOOL GRADUATES: “As tuitions have gone up and law s…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (4 years ago)

THOUGHTS ON THE DECLINING NUMBER OF WOMEN LAW SCHOOL GRADUATES: “As tuitions have gone up and law school debt has increased, young women might be making the decision on the front end that the cost of legal education is not worth it ... Read Post

"It was acceptable in those days to pass a woman on the street and say, 'Great hat.'"

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse (6 hours ago)

Writes the New Yorker's Nick Paumgarten, speaking of a bygone era in New York City. Is it really true that you can no longer say to a woman in a great hat "Great hat"? I think people do still do that, even in New York City. Am I del... Read Post


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