July 8, 2013

“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his

July 6, 2013

Can the destruction of property ever be considered a good thing? The French economist Frederick Bastiat wrote a parable about

July 4, 2013

Two friends have been planning a hiking trip for several weeks. On the day of the big hike, one friend

July 2, 2013

Giving directions is an important skill. You might be asked to direct someone to a store or your home sometime.

June 30, 2013

A standard is an accepted rule for measuring value and quality. For example, a ruler measures the value of distance.

June 28, 2013

Have you ever heard the phrase “I think, therefore I am”? The basic meaning of this phrase is that when

June 26, 2013

Don’t practice only what you already know how to do. Practice the things you don’t know how to do. In

June 24, 2013

Have you ever wondered why people say that a dog is “man’s best friend?” Discuss: What is it about dogs

June 22, 2013

In your class at school, two people are running for class president. Each candidate gets to address the class and

June 20, 2013

Pronounced: [sis-uh-fee-uhn] Your mother gives you the task of weeding the garden one Saturday. The garden isn’t too large, and

June 18, 2013

In the late 1800s, author/philosopher Samuel Smiles wrote a thoughtful book called Character. In this book he wrote, “Although genius

June 16, 2013

Following World War II in 1948, the National Party of South Africa came to power. One of the National Party’s

June 14, 2013

In 1958, Leonard Reed wrote a wonderful little essay entitled, “I, Pencil.” It was a story told by one of

June 12, 2013

After declaring independence from Great Britain, a group of state representatives got together to address weaknesses in America’s Articles of

June 10, 2013

Did you know that on average, you use 2.5 gallons of water per minute while you are in the shower?