Education

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Out with the Old, In with the New… Goodbye to a Year Gone By!

When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts. Dalai Lama In today’s podcast, Dr. Tom says goodbye to a year gone by. Oh, what sorrows, joy, pain, and love was shared in homeschooling our children during a year of pandemic education. What are your funny home school failures, successes, …

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Dr. Thomas Maples: Crossroads

Confused? A Wise Man Once Said… Just Keep Going!

Inspiration He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. Confucius It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius The Philosopher’s Corner A little precursor. Today may seem like somewhat of a rant. I prequalify this, …

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Inspiration: Teaching through Lived Experience

Daily Inspiration I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. Walt Disney It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers. James Thurber The Philosopher’s Corner Faced with homeschooling? Wow, how the world has changed in recent weeks. The funny …

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Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Practical Parenting – The Home-Schooling Perspective Homeschooling? Wow… It’s been twenty plus years and I swear, it was easier to be a kindergarten teacher …

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Mentoring, Education, & Morality: To Catch the Early Worm

After completing my doctoral studies, I turned to reading for pleasure to sustain my voracious appetite for knowledge. Blogs, vlogs, self help books, myths, fairytales, and literature on mens issues filled my time, as I sought to transition from a prescribed dream to a dream of my own undertaking. When a student leaves the teacher, …

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Practical Parenting: Oh No – The Sky is Falling!!!

How are we to stay positive for our children in such of a barrage of negative messages we are subjected to daily? Today I watched my children staring at their personal devices. One was watching Stampy play his some-odd hundredth episode of Let’s Play Minecraft and the other was also watching Stampy play Splatoon Two. …

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Turn Off, Tune Out, and Drop In: Media, Politics, and the Social Spin Cycle as Symptom & Dream?

Most of our world is mind-spin. The power of wisdom is to wake us to the direct experiences of things as they are. It dispels our drowsy blindness and allows us to live more of our life, rather then just experiencing the world from the conceptual realm where what we call reality is a dream …

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