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Alfie Kohn: Why Can’t Everyone Get An A?

Alfie Kohn has written many books critical of competition and ranking in schools. This article appeared in the New York Times.

For a generation now, school reform has meant top-down mandates for what students must be taught, enforced by high-stakes standardized tests and justified by macho rhetoric — “rigor,” “raising the bar,” “tougher standards.”

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Adding insult to injury: Am I just getting old?

The past week has reminded me that while I always try to convince myself that I’m still 25 years old and invincible, time is slowly but surely getting the best of me. 740 more words

Jun 25: Hembryggartävling avslutad

Vår hembryggartävling är avslutad och vi har korat tre vinnare efter att ha testat igenom närmare 50 stycken tävlingsbidrag under två dagar.

De tre vinnarnamnen har publicerats i en artikel på Beernews som kan läsas… 20 more words

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God of Abundance, Provision, Plenty (Genesis 13)

Based on Genesis 13
Abraham and Lot end their conflict peaceably
God’s generous promise to Abraham of land and children

You are the God of Abundance… 188 more words

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Madiba Cup Results

Well done to our tumbling gymnasts that competed in the Cape Town Madiba Cup.

For Level 3 tumbling Salomie Rademeyer came first (9-10 years), Nina Joos came fifth (11-12 years) and Cadence Joos came second (13-14 years). 7 more words

Oxford Bus Company: 'Brand the Bus' competition

From Oxford Bus Company:

I hope you might consider entering this year’s ‘Brand the Bus!’ competition? We’ll hope to see your charity/good cause on the winning bus this time – but even if that unfortunately doesn’t happen, by entering the competition and appearing in the online gallery, charities such as yours are given a great opportunity to raise brand awareness and boost engagement.   288 more words

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The Rise And Fall Of Money

Question: Can you explain money to a newbie?

Answer: Initially money was a simple tool facilitating trade, product exchange, so people didn’t have to directly exchange one product for another. 190 more words

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