November 18, 2017

AmericanEnglishDoctor.com is the work of M. J. Maddox, PhD. The content is for parents, teachers, and mature students.

Dr. Maddox writes about School Reform at the online magazine Bellaonline.

Literacy-matters.

Dyslexia Movie Revisited

Dyslexia is a condition that deserves the attention of parents and teachers, but not every child who has difficulty learning to read has dyslexia. […]

Subversive Staples Ads

What kind of arrogant, insensitive irresponsible products of spoiled privileged childhoods wrote these Staples ads? Don’t they know that most parents are lucky to get enough money together to pay for one set of supplies for each child? […]

Not Smart to be Smart

Things everyone once learned from a public education have become esoteric knowledge. […]

The Violation of Peter Rabbit

If the text of this pirated version of Peter Rabbit is any indication of the stuff beginning readers are exposed to on a regular basis, no wonder so many of them grow up convinced that reading is a bore. […]

Mass Killings, Mental Health, and Television

It fills me with wonder when I turn from mainstream breast-beating about mass shootings and anti-social young people to the world of television where killing and anti-social behavior are admired.

This summer I started watching Under the Dome, but had to quit when the sadistic behavior escalated.

I used to enjoy the CSI programs, but, […]