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from αὐτο- auto- “self” and νόμος nomos, “law” = when combined understood to mean “one who gives oneself one’s own law” >> is a concept found in moral, political, and bioethical philosophy.
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“Asking kids to meet target on standardized tests is like making them meet a sales quota. Our kids are not commodities.” ~K.L. Nielson
In many nations around the world there is a struggle currently going on between two very different paradigms for educating children. 1,286 more words
Living through the death of four teens was the hardest thing I had to do. I’m still getting over it. However, even though I could not continue teaching, I continued with my love of learning and teaching by working for a literacy non-profit. 516 more words
Most of us are familiar with the sayings, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes” and “big shoes to fill.” The idea of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes urges us to develop understanding for another person’s perspective, while having big shoes to fill refers to the expectation that we live up to a standard set by another. 466 more words