Trump Was Right: 3 Ways America’s Schools are Under Assault

During his presidential address on July 3, 2020, at Mt. Rushmore, President Trump said, “We will expose this dangerous movement protect our nation’s children in this radical assault and preserve  our beloved American way of life in our schools, our newsrooms, even our corporate board rooms.” Have we been paying attention to the assault goingContinue reading “Trump Was Right: 3 Ways America’s Schools are Under Assault”

Is Earth Overpopulated?

Shock, sadness, deep concern, and a burning desire to set the record straight filled my soul as I read my ethics students’ discussion posts. The topic? Ethical considerations involving population and the environment. I gave the assignment to find out what they’d learned the last two weeks. For most, it wasn’t much. Frankly, I’m terrifiedContinue reading “Is Earth Overpopulated?”

I Ruined My Teen Nephew (And I’m Proud Of It)

“You ruined me. I don’t even want to go to school tomorrow.” I leaned forward, alarmed my words to my thirteen-year-old nephew might have been too frightening. “You just told me the world is going to end. We’re screwed!” I glanced at my sister-in-law, whose wide eyes, tight lips, and tilted head told me IContinue reading “I Ruined My Teen Nephew (And I’m Proud Of It)”

Doug Carter on PJNET.tv on March 2, 2020

Doug Carter on pjnet.tv, March 2, 2020. In this episode we take a peek inside Plato’s Cave and discuss my latest blog post, Shadows of Reality. You’ll also find teasers about Pope Francis’ upcoming “New Humanism” summit and my upcoming book.

It’s Official: The Purpose of Teaching is Political

“They are not just teaching our children. They are going to indoctrinate them.“ By Michael Brown If you ever wondered if our children’s educational system was politically biased, then look no further than the NEA. It is unashamedly leftist, aggressively for abortion, decidedly pro-LGBT and unapologetically hostile to those who dare challenge the status quo.Continue reading “It’s Official: The Purpose of Teaching is Political”

Failing Academic Standards: Are Today’s Graduates Really Educated?

America’s new academic standards are failing our students. Despite what official transcripts say, I’m concerned many graduates did not earn their diploma. As a seasoned high school teacher and college professor, I’ve seen enough students come and go to know the American education system is broken. As I pondered my 14th graduation ceremony, I couldn’tContinue reading “Failing Academic Standards: Are Today’s Graduates Really Educated?”