Category Archives: Education

On Gun Violence in America

What we need in this country is not the fevered doubling-down of our respective opinions on this issue. What we need is education, empathy, and effective enforcement of our current laws. Continue reading

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The Interview

What was school like when you were a kid? Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Educational Rebels

What is the purpose of a college education, really? Continue reading

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The (Not-So) Great Debate: Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham

So, did you watch The Big Debate? Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: I am Malala

“Why don’t they want girls to go to school?” I asked my father.
“They are scared of the pen,” he replied. Continue reading

Posted in Books, childhood, courage, current events, Education, Fathers, Freedom, Heroes, hope, Malala, Parenting, Rodalena Reviews, school, Schoolish Thoughts, War on Terror | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Rodalena Rants: Raising Homewreckers

All I’ll say is you were warned. Continue reading

Posted in childhood, Controversy, Education, family, Freedom, Fundamentalism, homes, Motherhood, Parenting, Privacy, Social Media, teenagers | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Schoolish Thoughts: Doors

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson Continue reading

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Ericisms: Wit and Wishes

Eric’s been talking… Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Accounting for the Arts

We’re running dangerously low on English majors and art historians. Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Hey, Jen Hatmaker!

One of the greatest perks of homeschooling is The End-of-the-Year-Fade-Out. Continue reading

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