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Volcano meets art: the Bodleian exhibition, Oxford

A guest post from geologist and broadcaster Dougal Jerram

It’s more the scene for an old Mk II Jag parked up outside the grand old buildings of Oxford, less the unlikely venue for an explosive display of the Earth’s fiery giants. 551 more words


Reception class at Our Lady's Chesham Bois goes "fishy"

CAFOD’s Margaret Wellington has been visiting Our Lady’s RC Primary in Chesham Bois.

Wendy King, the Reception Class teacher, invited Margaret to help the children learnt how CAFOD is helping people like Florence from Zambia make  living from fish farming.  203 more words

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Sociology of Education: 13 Key Concepts

Definitions and examples of 13 of the most important key terms for the A level sociology 7192 (1) exam, including the correspondence principal, meritocracy, privatisation, and lots more. 1,201 more words


Tesco helping people with autism cope

Well done Tesco Burnley. Now how about a slow lane for older customers?

For more information on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) check out NHS info page


Digital Distractions vs. Substances

For the last few weeks the article “Are teenagers replacing drugs with smartphones” from the NYTimes has been lingering in my mind. Written by Matt Richtel and published on 3.13.17, the article explores the theory that substance abuse has declined among teenage students over the last decade because the time they would have used to experiment with drugs has been squeezed out by all the time they are spending on their mobile devices. 677 more words



Aphorism:  Noun

a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

1. The nicest thing about the future is that it always starts tomorrow. 311 more words


State of Texas: Paying for Pre-K

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A plan to increase funding for Pre-Kindergarten programs in Texas is in jeopardy. Budget plans from the Texas Senate cut funds from a grant program backed by Gov. 384 more words