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'The Battle for Teacher Education': Last chance to register!

Only a few days left to register for the international  ‘Battle for Teacher Education’ conference in Bergen, Norway on 13 and 14 November. Subtitled ‘Reform in National and International Context’, the conference keynotes include Meg Maguire (King’s, London), Bill Green and Jo-Anne Reid (Charles Sturt, Australia), Tom Are Trippestad and Tobias Werler (Bergen University College), along with conference presentations by researchers from the UK, Norway, the US, Denmark, Finland and Germany. 165 more words

Teacher Education

More New Books

I do so love getting new books! Just lashed out on these with a voucher from my kind in-laws. If you see me sitting impatiently by the post box, you know why:

Cicero and Cataline

In 68 B.C., Cicero stood before the Roman Senate with an important message; Cataline, a leading citizen in the Roman Republic, was guilty of treasonous acts against the Republic. 167 more words

Rarely heard (Likud) Rhetoric

When you follow news about Israel for long enough, most things start to sound like repetitions. But sometimes something feels different enough to be surprising, like yesterday when I was reading… 234 more words


A Bad Idea.. At Least For Now...

Americans have a thing for starting over. We love the idea of breaking from the past, beginning from scratch, getting a new life, setting out on a fresh path.

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Composition & Rhetoric


Rhetoric is persuasion. While it can get abstract & academic, it basically means to

think about purpose & audience…we do it everyday. We all apply Rhetoric whenever we… 15 more words

Critical Thinking