Before we raze the memory of Christopher Columbus, we might wish to know why many generations considered him a great man despite his sins.
The art of writing often stems from the joy of reading and sharing information. Growing those loves in our children is the first step.
As vacation begins, decades of K-12 education research tells us that summertime is when the academic paths of higher- and lower-performing students most radically diverge.
‘Beach books’ refers to the reading assigned over the summer, used to help build community among the school and set expectations for the college career.
Kids don’t need potty humor and malicious pranks to start reading books. They just need a good, interesting story.
We live in an attention-deficient, hectic, technology-riddled society, but we can fight the tide of clickbait and soundbites by using technology’s tools to foster learning and mental acuity.
Americans often bemoan the diminished condition of our political discourse without recognizing the role that a general decline in literacy is playing in that diminishment.
We’re going to tell you what some of The Federalist’s contributors read this year and why, confident that there’s a little something here for everyone.
E-readers are efficient and easy to use—but they’ll never compare to the tangible pleasures of physical books.
Liking healthy food requires the development of taste: the more you eat it, the more you grow to enjoy it. It’s the same with classic literature.
The late Anna Dewdney penned a humorous, comforting children’s book series about a little llama. And she has a last request for us all.
If you’re expecting ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ to be your Portkey back to the world of the original story, you’re in for a disappointment. ‘Cursed Child’ doesn’t belong with the other Potter books.
Like most Americans, I am too inclined to look to government or the election of a single candidate to enhance my situation when it would be far more productive to improve my life myself.
The world of ideas is not always safe. It cannot be effectively curated. Instead, it must be wrestled with. Kids are capable of this wrestling.
By a certain age, kids are aware of what is happening in the world at large, so it’s important not to avoid the topic.
Children need stories about happy, functional families. Here are some great ones to enjoy this summer and beyond.
Looking for a good beach read this summer? The Federalist writers have plenty of suggestions for you.
Five ways to teach children to enjoy good stories without getting brainwashed.
One way to attack Western civilization is to change the learning environment from a quiet, contemplative one to a busy, communal one.
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