Category Archives: education

  1. Education and Schooling #14: How to Teach an Introvert


    11 September 2014 by thaliakr

    How to teach an introvert - some great tips from Susan Cain |

    Remember Susan Cain? You may have seen her fabulous TED talk that I posted a while ago, based on her book, Quiet: …
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  2. Lent with Kids, Week 1: Wisdom at Home


    12 March 2014 by thaliakr

    Lent candles, Lent with kids, Lent at home, Jesus and wisdom, teaching children wisdom, toilet learning, Christian parenting

    Happy Week 1 of Lent! This is a progress-report type post on our first week of Lent with Kids.  Here …
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  3. Other People’s Grandkids [Guest]


    8 February 2014 by thaliakr

    A warm welcome today to my good friend Rob Kilpatrick, who wrote this reflection on Facebook yesterday and let me …
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  4. New Year’s Guide to Democracy


    6 January 2014 by thaliakr

    Christian parenting, feminist parenting, introduction to democracy, teaching teenagers civics

    Pop quiz for those of you who live in, or are interested in, parliamentary democracies, like the United Kingdom, New …
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  5. Education and Schooling #13: Oh, those National Standards… [Guest]


    4 December 2013 by thaliakr

    education in New Zealand, teach to the test, national standards, Christian parenting, feminist parenting

    A warm welcome to Rochelle Gribble, here with an insightful analysis of the recently-introduced, highly controversial ‘National Standards‘ that New …
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  6. When Words Fail [Guest]


    23 November 2013 by thaliakr

    pinkification, pink stinks, gendered toys, feminist parenting, Christian parenting

    Alex, mother of two, possessor of a doctorate in literature and an extensive music collection, and my main source of …
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  7. Before You Get Engaged

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    11 October 2013 by thaliakr

    Are you ‘courting’? ‘Going steady,’ as they said on Happy Days? Or my favourite early-twentieth-century ‘walking out together’? Yay! Enjoy …
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