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What has been lost

I have had the sad opportunity to observe our educational system slide from being one of the best in the world to a point where students are no longer provided the basic tools for communication, computation, or knowledge of our past.  389 more words

Perspective Piece: February Warmed With Love

In an effort to build a community of environmentally conscious citizens we’ve created Community Leeks as a platform for people to share thoughts, stories, recipes and resources. 835 more words

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Large Family Homeschool Hack #4: Combining the 3 R's with Self-Directed Learning

Boy, time flies when you’re having fun. Today is the last day of my series about large family homeschool hacks. So far this week I’ve shared tips with you about: 679 more words

Encouragement

Making our trash visible

Many people think their relationship with waste ends when they throw the trash they create away. As long as they cannot see it they don’t think about the trash twice. 122 more words

Sustainable

France, the first country to ban single-use plastic cups

Within a few years, disposable plastic cups, plates and cutlery could be a thing of the past in France. In 2020, all plastic tableware sold in the country will have to be made from at least 50% biologically-sourced materials that can be composted at home. 303 more words

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PLASTIC POLLUTION: A WAVE OF PLASTICS

Covering nearly three-quarters of the Earth, the ocean is an extraordinary resource. We depend on our ocean for the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe.  2,585 more words

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Getting Back to the Fundamentals

It’s always seemed odd to me that when it comes to the fundamentals of education, people talk about the three R’s — reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic. 496 more words

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