Listen Skeptically

In 20 years as a writer and editor, I've learned to give everyone the benefit of my doubts-or at least to try.


Who Needs this Learning Stuff?

Dear Daughters, As you went back to school this week, one of you posed the question kids have been asking since the dawn of educational time: "when am I ever going to use this stuff?" You had in mind the contents of your lessons: the facts of history and the functions of algebra. But when …

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