ElectionsVote No one really does this, but why don’t visit Russia for a few minutes to watch in a Russian classroom an instructor teaching a course in Shakespeare?   The first aspect of this experie(more..)

ElectionsVote Welcome to Square One. If you have baseball memories at all, you know that this time last year we Southern California major-league fans were on this same Square One with an enormous season spread befo(more..)

ElectionsVote (This is the second of a two-part series.) It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that if a teacher brings very little energy into a lesson, it’s not much of a lesson.  Just as a l(more..)

ElectionsVote (First of a two-part commentary) Just as I was pondering how to begin this article on “When online schooling makes schools obsolete,” I got a call from my 25-year-old daughter telling me s(more..)

ElectionsVote Hollywood is surely as good an influence as anything that affects America’s twists and turns.  And so there was one movie some years ago that anticipated some upheaval in America mathematic(more..)

ElectionsVote I count myself as extremely lucky for being able to experience both the Christian and the Jewish holidays this week.  As my family is both Christian and Jewish – as is the Bible -- we will (more..)

ElectionsVote As a long-time professional educator, I feel very fortunate to have for years been available for the important truths coming from the voices of children. This Sunday on March 20 in the Valencia United(more..)

ElectionsVote This past year the Ronald Reagan Library hosted a very ambitious exhibit about the game of football, which the library described as the “world’s greatest game.” There is no mystery (more..)

ElectionsVote There is almost a feeling around the presidential campaign of Florida’s junior 44-year-old Senator that should we all change our minds and finally settle down on a smooth sober-minded Washington(more..)

ElectionsVote Just in case that anyone else claims to have a stranglehold on the appeal for outsiders in the GOP presidential race, let’s remember it was newly elected Texas Senator Ted Cruz in September of 2(more..)