Should we be concerned that some Americans are putting Barack Obama up on the same level as Jesus Christ? Should we be alarmed when a famous actor refers to “our Lord and Savior Barack Obama” on national television or when a prominent artist depicts Obama wearing a crown of thorns? What should we think when authors write books about “Apostle Barack” or groups of school children sing songs about how wonderful he is? It is very dangerous when national leaders (Read More...)
How stupid are American high school students today? Unfortunately, the truth is that our government schools are doing a worse job than most parents would dare to imagine. Not only are most of our high school students completely unprepared for college, the reality is that most of them have not even been equipped with the necessary skills that they need to function at a very basic level in the real world. (Read More...)
When I was younger, friends and acquaintances told me that I should consider becoming a teacher, because they saw that I related well with children. And, beginning in the 1980s, I began hearing that schools were “begging” and “crying” for teachers. However, as I was growing up, I hated school. For that and other reasons, I didn’t begin to consider teaching as a profession until 1990.
I left high school in 1973. Between 1973 and 1990, I went from job to job, with (Read More...)
***The following letter is reproduced on The Truth by the original author, Jimmie Parr. I think that you will find it very enlightening.***
The reason for my concern about the topic of this letter is that I used to function as a substitute teacher, and once thought about becoming certified as a teacher.
A few weeks ago, a co-worker told (Read More...)