February 21, 2024

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Less testing, more resting? A lesson in learning from Finland

By Gary M. Barnard   The United States of America has its own unique culture. And by culture, I’m referring to political and economic system, popular culture, social structure, religious makeup, education system and so on. It is not inherently good or bad.

Faith and Meaning, Hope and Healing

How important is faith in your life? The Washington Times Digital Magazine: American CurrentSee has published Faith and meaning, hope and healing in this weeks magazine. Click on the title to read this article and additional articles by other authors. Also, read other articles written by Dr. Barnard in the Archive section of the magazine. […]

Jihad and the threat to human growth, potential

This article is published by Dr. Barnard in the Washington Times  Digital Magazine: www.AmericanCurrentSee.com. (January 18, 2015)

Reversing Family Drift

Please follow this link and sign up for the online magazine of the Washington Times  (www.americancurrentsee.com) to read my latest article on declining family values, “Reversing Family Drift (a revolutionary manifesto).” Happy Thanksgiving…remember to be grateful!

Cannabis and the Developing Brain

Marijuana and the developing brain More states are legalizing marijuana, but concerns remain about its long-term effects on the adolescent brains. When it comes to helping teens drop marijuana use, a supportive and understanding approach is essential, see more at mhf. First and foremost, open communication and education play a crucial role. Engaging in honest […]

Dear Dad

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY…to all dad’s! Whether you are a biological, adoptive, foster, step or a surrogate father, you are so important in the lives of your children and necessary for the good health of our society. “Dear Dad” was first published in the Washington Times online magazine: www.AmericanCurrentSee.com by this author.   “Dear Dad” is […]

Attitude and Effort

There are many factors that contribute to success, but so much of success is about attitude and effort. Coach Larry Hays, former Texas Tech University head baseball coach and the fourth winningest college baseball coach of all times, highlighted these two important factors for his team with the following formula: ATTITUDE + EFFORT + EVERYDAY […]

The KISS Principle

KISS             Kelly Johnson was the lead engineer at the “Lockheed Skunk Works” that created such notable spy planes as the U-2 and the SR-71. Reportedly, he gave his team the challenge to design an aircraft that could be repaired by average mechanics with only a handful of tools while in the field and under […]

Thanksgiving Week: A Time for Gratitude

Thanksgiving week is a time for gratitude. That’s why it’s one of my favorite times of the year. Late fall brings a noticeable change in the weather and the anticipation of the religious and commercial holiday season. But “Thanksgiving Day” is a time for families, good food and bringing a focus of our attention to […]

Bullying: Contingent Self-Worth and Callous-Unemotional Traits

What does contingent self-worth (CS) and callous-unemotional (CU) traits have to do with each other and how are they related to bullying and parenting? Let’s explore these two concepts and their relationship. When individuals’ self-worth and esteem is primarily based on external factors and other people’s perceptions they are said to have “contingent self-worth.” Think […]