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It's The School's fault that My Child Is Tired

I find it interesting that the American Academy of Pediatrics finds that school start times ( have we heard this, it’s the schools fault theme before) are unhealthy without noting that parents used to nag their children to go to bed and strangely when they stopped enforcing a reasonable bedtime found that they had to start nagging them to get out of bed. 223 more words

More than 500 children murdered in 50 days. For What?

After 50 days of the Gaza conflict, more than 2,100 people were killed, most of them civilians, including about 500 children. Photograph: Majdi Fathi/Corbis

The war in… 941 more words



Off to York for a few days to check it out before my eldest moves there to study History in September.


Shape of the Data

The shape of the data tells a story. Fun math lesson and I incorporated the reading skill of inferring to analyze the shape of the data.

Growing Hope

Another beautiful blog from Dan, on his experiences teaching children’s classes. First posted September 8th 2013.

For more visit his blog Baha’i children’s Classes

Many of the children in our neighbourhood class come from families who fled conflict in Myanmar (Burma) many years ago, having spent several years of their young lives in refugee camps before arriving in Canada. 1,037 more words


When a Shirt is Not Just a Shirt

I mentioned previously that last school year was rough.  No, I mean really rough.  The kind of year where you seriously question your career choice.  When the ‘Help Wanted’ sign as you walk into Target starts to look like a very good option.  255 more words