Keeping the Ed Cafe Open

Next month, The Education Café blog will be 6 years old. As administrator, I have recently contemplated closing it down

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Graduates — Be Prepared!

Before very long, many university students around the world will be graduating and applying for jobs. Are you or someone you know one of them? In the words of  the funny little goat on Hoodwinked — BE PREPARED! Write a Résumé that will catch someone’s eye in 25 seconds or less. Make a personal connection…

Media Kit

  Media Kit Last Quarter 2013 ___________________________________________________ About Delana H. Stewart & The Education Cafe Delana H. Stewart lives and works in the Middle East as an education consultant, home-school mom, writer, and speaker. Her main goal for The Education Café is to provide academic support and encouragement to all kinds of families (as well…

Surprised and Delighted!

I opened up WordPress today and found this delightful surprise waiting for me: Happy Anniversary! You registered on WordPress.com 4 years ago! Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging! Wow! How time flies when you are blogging and having fun! I had forgotten that it was this day four years ago that…

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 78,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that…

Instilling Anticipation

As parents and educators we want our kids to be well-rounded not only academically but emotionally and spiritually, as well. Today, I read about another area that we may have to work at to incorporate in our children’s lives, and that is the area of anticipation and waiting. Most of us are not very good…

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No Power for the Hour?

I know that many of you who read this blog live overseas. Some of you face multiple problems a week with lack of electricity (okay, for some probably daily). Many of you have learned ways to cope. I well remember days in Central Asia when I would get up and begin to homeschool, just to…