Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Parents Responsible For School Performance

Who speaks such Blasphemy you are asking? Well the New York Times said it, so it must be true. In a may 20th article called Who’s Failing Grade Is It? columnist Lisa Belkin looks at the growing trend of state governments, trying to fix the problem of declining schools by creating laws, which punish parents when their kids don’t […]

What Do You Mean I Can’t Connect W/My Kid 24/7

Parenting Old School is  pleased to feature a guest post by Annie Fox, a celebrated author and speaker on parenting and the world of the Teen. Annie brings to her writing, a reasoned and level headed look at the realities both Parents and Teens face in the wacky world we live in. Although not necessarily “Old School” Annie […]

The Problem With Schools Is…

I am so tired of hearing this line. “The problem with schools is…” It prefaces every discussion anyone has about education these days. Whether it be politicians, parents or even teachers, when ever people gather to discuss education, the discussion inevitably turns to how horrible things are in the classroom and how things have just […]

TV & Video Games = Serious Learning Issues (Post #2)

So what is the big deal? Kids watch a lot of TV these days, so what? As I mentioned right off bat in Post #1, even I watch a lot of TV and spend a whack of time on my laptop but children are different in one very important way. A child”s brain is a […]

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