Tag Archives: Family Films

3 Books by 1992 Teacher of the Year, Rafe Esquith (2003 – 2009) + a Documentary (2005)

I read these books a few years ago and think of them everyday!  Whether you’re a supportive parent or a homeschooler, there are many, many insights and inspirations here.  Don’t miss the documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans! There Are No Shortcuts … Continue reading

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The 101 Dalmations by Dodie Smith (1956)

Many of the older Disney films are based on beloved children’s books from WAY BACK.  However, the movies have become so well-loved and iconic that the original books are all but forgotten.   But it’s so fun to read the novel … Continue reading

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MAGNUS — documentary film (2016)

Today I’m recommending MAGNUS, a 2016 documentary film available on Netflix. Magnus Carlsen is the youngest chess grandmaster ever – age 13. He becomes World Champion in 2013 at the age of 23 – a title he still holds at … Continue reading

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