A Handy Boys Lego Club: A Somewhat Surreptitious Attempt at Handicrafts With Boys by Jeannette Tulis


Ok, I admit it. Charlotte may not have approved. After all she encouraged us to inspire with admiration, hope and love. I do not see subterfuge and baiting on that list. But one does what one must do. For many years I have led or helped to lead workshops on handicrafts at the Childlight Conference […]

Memory Work in a Mason Education by Shannon Whiteside


There seems to be two extremes in education today when it comes to the role that memorization plays in the instruction of children.  On the one hand, modern education disdains the idea of rote memory and says that it takes away one’s creativity. However, this philosophy is inconsistent, because students are then asked to memorize […]