The first day of school is a time that brings joy to parents. The parents get to see their child learning and the beginnings of growing up. This is a time to spend nights helping with homework and playing games to help study for upcoming tests. This is a time of change and growth, but […]
She is the goddess that embodies the night sky and watches over the dead. The goddess Nut spreads her wings over the earth to push back the terrible forces of chaos. She is the daughter of Shu god of the air(insert link) and Tefnut the goddess of moisture. Nut is depicted by the […]
The story of Sobek is about a god and his journey from a fearsome source of darkness, into a deity that protects and serves the weak. Sobek was originally a god that embodied war and ferocious animals. Crocodiles were a common occurrence along the Nile. Unfortunately for the Egyptians, these Crocodiles killed other wildlife and […]
Thoth is the Egyptian god of writing. His ability to document and shape reality with his words was so powerful that his own writing brought him into existence. Most Egyptian deities have parents or siblings, however Thoth remains unique in that he was not fathered by any other god. Thoth had a variety […]
Apollo is known as the Greek God of music, and is commonly depicted with a bow and arrow or playing a lyre. He is the twin brother to Artemis.He is born out of the union of Zeus and Leto. This enraged Hera with jealousy, to where she forbade Leto from giving birth on any land […]
Artemis is the twin sister of Apollo. She is the goddess of the hunt and of the wilderness. Her father was Zeus and her mother was Leto(the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe). After giving birth to Artemis in the city of Ortygia, Leto finds refuge in the city of Delos to give birth […]
Prometheus (Προμηθεν΄ς , meaning forethought in Greek) is perhaps one of the most intriguing gods of the ancient world. He was originally a titan, son of Themis, and brother to Atlas. Prometheus and his mother sided with Zeus in the battle for control of the cosmos. It was a fierce battle that carried on for […]
The recent tragedy in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 people is on the minds of most of America and across the world. There are many standing in solidarity with the lgbt community, as this was clearly a hate crime. Even in states that have passed anti-lgbt legislation, we see groups holding vigils and […]
The goddess Ma’at: Most of us would define truth as facts and information that can be proven or verified by evidence and reason. For the Egyptians, however, truth was embodied by the Goddess Ma’at. Ma’at was the goddess of truth, order, and justice. She was the one who brought order to existence and placed judgment […]
The Socratic method as a teaching tool The Socratic Method or sometimes called Socratic dialog, is a very useful tool for teaching. It is especially useful to help people see errors in thinking. The Socratic Method is named for Socrates, the Greek philosopher found in the writings of Plato. In these writings Socrates would engage in […]
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