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The Importance of Being Little (★★★☆☆)

Erika Christakis  *  Viking  *  February 9, 2016  *  400 Pages

Let me preface this review by saying I was SO looking forward to reading… 622 more words

Book Review

The "PC" Plague...

and daring to color outside of the lines.….

One of the recurring topics finding its way into my blogs for the past few years has been the obsession with PC, “ 1,187 more words

Behavioral Stuff

What's Going on at Yale?

In light of the horrendous attacks in Paris on Friday November 13, 2015, let us send prayers and healing meditations to all those affected in our oldest ally, France, as well as to all victims of terrorism and all violence all over the world. 4,030 more words

English

Senseless Sensibilities: On Yale and Safe Spaces

Much has been written about the protests at Yale over the past week. I had no intention of wading into the fray of online arguments, but a persistent voice in my head kept reminding me to be “more than a placeholder for decency.” So, here I am tackling the issue from my personal perspective. 1,244 more words

Politics And Society

Yale Students Have Lost Their Collective Marbles

If you haven’t yet heard about the madness taking place at Yale, by all means read this article by Conor Friedersdorf published on The Atlantic:  536 more words

Culture

Kind Acts, Hunger Games and Magical Starts...Marriage anyone?

I have been a very lucky vegemite. I just got back from a Family Holiday that included laughter, smooches and all the nutbag stuff that stems from being a part of our little tribe. 1,858 more words

Thoughts on chapter 5 of Hargreaves' and Fullan's Professional Capital

Teaching is complicated. Learners’ needs are multifarious and educational systems and qualifications frameworks are complex and ever-changing. Schools face challenging circumstances and teachers need to be talented and robust to thrive in this context. 601 more words

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