“As easily pinched from teachers as answer sheets”

by David Safier Today’s Star ran an op ed, Future teachers don’t want guns in schools. I agree with what Christine Wald-Hopkins says generally, but one line popped out at me: “Handguns could be as easily pinched from teachers as answer sheets.” In one short sentence, Wald-Hopkins says what it took me an entire post … Read more

Huckabee on Education

by David Safier Here it is, your last installment of “Meet Your Candidate in the Classroom.” I’m not going to go into Ron Paul’s educational plans, because with his numbers, he’s not a major player. If you’re interested, you can find his ideas here. I knew I should expect something a little different from Mike … Read more

Dailylit.com: Your Daily Lit Fix

Last Sunday I wrote about the learn-while-you-feed-the-world site, Freerice.com. The basic idea of Freerice.com is, you take an online vocab quiz, and every time you get a right answer, 20 grains of rice are donated to the United Nations World Food Program. Good stuff. Today’s site, Dailylit.com won’t help feed the world, but it might … Read more