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The Magic Lamp

A good story is a magic lamp: instead of releasing a genie, it releases young readers’ imaginations, delight and sense of wonder. It promises to enrich the way they see life and see themselves. With special emphasis on folk and fairy tales, this blog explores the mind-expanding, life-enriching benefits of stories.

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Inside the Skin of an Unusual Little Girl

Do you have a hard time remembering what it was like to be a kid? I do. I think that’s why I’m so interested in books that give me insights into a child’s world. One book that does that for me extremely well is: Too Close To The Falls by Catherine Gildiner. Catherine...

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Educated for Serendipity

The Education Every Child Most Needs, Part 9 [Note: In this series, we’re contrasting the education that the culture gives us vs. the education a human being most needs in this world. This is adapted from an essay by Landon Saunders.] Last time we talked about the...

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Educated For Wonder

The Education Every Child Most Needs, Part 8 [Note: In this series, we’re contrasting the education that the culture gives us vs. the education a human being most needs in this world. This is adapted in part from an essay by Landon Saunders entitled, What Every Child...

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Educated To Be Who You Were Meant To Be

The Education Every Child Most Needs, Part 6 [Note: As part of my research for a children’s book I’m working on, we’re contrasting the education that the culture gives us vs. the education a human most needs in this world. This is adapted in part from an essay by...

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Educated For Surprise

The Education Every Child Most Needs, Part 2 In this series, we’re contrasting the education our culture gives us vs. the education a person (adult or child) most needs in life. Culture sort of teaches us to be predictable. No surprises. But the education we most need...

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