O’Reilly blames ‘secularism’ for student cheating
“Do you believe that 95 percent of kids cheat?” liberal radio host Alan Colmes asked O’Reilly. “I would put the number about 85 probably,” O’Reilly said. “It’s about how you’re taught. Look, once the public school system embraced ...
Till faith do us part
Even so, he didn’t like -organised religion. You can’t please some people, least of all those who still observe the joyless stricture, enshrined by Alastair Campbell, that ‘we don’t do God’, in public at least. Incidentally, it seems that Roman ...
Hopefully, literally, begs the question: the three most annoying misuses in English
So what do you think you are ... seeing the new meaning as an intensifier, a word that puts emphasis on what they are saying. In this way, literally can mean “actually; without exaggeration or inaccuracy”. If you think this admission of a new meaning ...
How the wrong kind of praise could HARM your children: It's better to applaud efforts than tell them 'you're great', study reveals
A second researcher then enters and puts the scissors in his pocket. When the first person returns, researchers ask the child: 'Where do you think the first person will look for the scissors.' The task evaluates whether children have developed a theory of ...
Miseducation by the creationists
Over and over again, the creationist says some stock phrase and then pauses, waiting for his kids to fill in the missing word. This is simply demanding rote learning. Similarly, he leads the kids in asking a good question — “how do you know?”