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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Children who are ready for school are happy playing with others.  They are learning to cooperate and take turns.  They are curious and eager to learn about the world. 178 more words


What International Donors Want From Their Development Trust Funds?

Literally hundreds, if not thousands, of trust funds have been funded by donors, especially national governments, bilateral aid agencies and private nonprofit organizations for the oversight and administration by the multilateral development banks: the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Banks, the African Development Bank and the European Development Bank.   253 more words

Multilateral Institutions

What to Do about "Wired" Boys!

Guest Post by Ruth Hanford Morhard

Recent media stories on New York Times.com and on NBC have mentioned “fidgety boys” who are struggling in school. These stories note the huge gap in behavioral skills and performance between young girls and boys entering kindergarten—a gap that continues to grow throughout their school years. 587 more words

Classroom Management

Prejudice of Ages

How silly this country and humanity in general has been with so many years of prejudice against those involved in interracial marriages, same sex marriages, cross-cultural marriages, mixed political marriages, this or that marriage, and on and on and on. 605 more words

Consciousness Shift

Moments that Lack Glue

About mental coherence & social relationships

This post is inspired by Be here, now by Aspienaut (AKA Paul C Siebenthal) and especially these words:

“I’m aware that I see my life as a series of individual moments and memories that are boxed up, disconnected and independent of each other.

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Mind & Behaviour


There are questions that come forth about “What will happen -when or if- this or that comes true as predicted or speculated?”

While these questions can be useful up to a point, it is best for them to be the last questions to ask.  271 more words

Consciousness Shift