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The Extent of Our Goals of True Education

True education. True education is when students are excited to learn and retain the information they have learned to be able to apply it to their everyday lives. 649 more words

Changing Education Paradigms

On this date… September 8, 1858… Washington

On this date in 1858, the US Army under Colonel George Wright began executing nine-hundred horses of the Yakama, Palus, and Spokane tribes.  Their bones can still be found today along the Spokane River near Liberty Lake.       267 more words

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Poetry: Washington State Book Award finalists

The Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library has announced the finalists for the 2014 Washington State Book Awards. Books are considered in several categories: fiction, poetry, biography/memoir, history/general nonfiction and four groups of children’s books. 100 more words

Poetry

Stacking The Shelves #85

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book they can all be shared! 205 more words

Stacking The Shelves

Education Is Structure

My eighth grade English teacher use to drill me with grammar and punctuation lessons. The subject is underlined once; the verb twice; the helping verb with a squiggly line and so on and so on. 564 more words

Re: Framed

Book Acquired Recently: Motion: American Sports Poems

Blaustein, Noah, ed. Motion: American Sports Poems. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2001.

One of my colleagues is teaching a course on sports and literature this semester, and was telling me about this anthology, which is one of the course texts. 53 more words

Literature

The Absolutely True Must-Read Diary

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bookbed reviews The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian written by Sherman Alexie and illustrated by Ellen Forney

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Books