Category Archives: school

Schoolish Thoughts: Educational Rebels

What is the purpose of a college education, really? 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

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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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Being Coy

What a fragile species we are. Continue reading

Posted in Biblical interpretation, Book of Genesis, childhood, Christianity, Community, compassion, Controversy, Coy Mathis, current events, Education, facebook, faith, Freedom, Grace, Homeschooling, Identity, Life Lessons, Mercy, Motherhood, Parenting, Peace, peculiar people, Personal Responsibility, progress, Questions, religion, school, Schoolish Thoughts, Separation, sin, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Remember Malala

…and do right by her. Continue reading

Posted in blogging, childhood, courage, current events, Education, Encouragement, Freedom, school, teenage wisdom, teenagers, Truth, War on Terror, writing | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Getting Through Monday

It’s Monday and it’s already been a busy news day… Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: The Value of Silly Old Bears, and Hums

I am coming to be of the opinion that no book is more valuable to one interested in developing thoughtful children who possess long attention spans, a love for words, and warm tender hearts than The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh… Continue reading

Posted in A. A. Milne, beauty, Books, childhood, Education, Great Stories, Homeschooling, humor, Motherhood, Nostalgia, Parenting, Pooh Bear, Quotations, school, Schoolish Thoughts, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh, Words | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Let’s Do Something Scandalous.

Let’s all make it a point this week to read a scandalous classic that has appeared on a banned book list. Continue reading

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School-ish Thoughts: The Written Word

People don’t actually write anymore. Continue reading

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School-ish Thoughts: The Literary Approach to Education

I can not bear the thought of my children being forced to learn any environment that even remotely resembles San Quentin. I want them to love learning. Toward this end, I am training my children to be readers. Continue reading

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