Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next. - GKChesterton

Raleigh Museum Options for Capital Fest 2017

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In addition to the great line-up of speakers and legislative impact events planned for Capital Fest on March 7, check out these other educational opportunities in downtown Raleigh, all close to the Legislative Building. 

Podcasts: A Treat for Your Earbuds

If you visit with me you’re sure to hear the words, “I heard on a podcast recently,” come out of my mouth within the first few minutes of our conversation. While in the past many folks followed their favorite blogs, there is now a sweeping move towards keeping up with content through podcasts.

Is Your Family Stuck in the Raging River of Busyness?

Sometimes our lives feel like we have been thrown into a rushing river. We are just trying to survive, barely keeping our heads above the water and avoiding the jagged rocks. We have little control over our direction and speed. This is how we feel when we have surrendered to the tyranny of the urgent. We are at the mercy of deadlines, appointments and activities. We are driven by what the culture says we must do, by what others want us to do and by the gratification of our immediate desires.

The Two-Fold Task of Writing

In all my years of teaching experience—as a middle school English teacher in public and private schools, as a high school English teacher in the same, even as a homeschooling mother—the most common questions I receive from parents have been these: 1) How can I teach my child(ren) to write? and 2) Would you do it for me?

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