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Let me count the ways... food makes us sick

A new report from the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food (IPES-Food) outlines how industrial food and farming systems are making people sick in a variety of ways.  138 more words

Thinking Resilience

In this intro, Richard Heinberg explains the ground covered in the short, online, Think Resilience course. It is a very affordable course and several of us in the Whangarei Transition Towns have done it. 27 more words

Spelling Techniques

Two techniques to help with spelling (especially for those trying to overcome dyslexia).

  • Look, say, cover, write, check
  • Trace, copy and replicate (and then check)
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Coaching/Peer Tutoring (ADHD)

We often speak about SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely/Timebound) goal setting.

But for people dealing with ADHD or dyslexia,  it is wise to bring up the idea of short term goals as precursor. 220 more words

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[Review] Busy by Tony Crabbe (2014)

I did something rather unthinkable in my last post – I consciously took a break. This was an anti-example of my post on the Asian Financial Crisis and Japan’s Lost Decade (bursting of its property bubble). 596 more words

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Text Reviews -Economics and Finance

I can safely say that the two authors – Phil Thornton and Paul Knott are about the clearest and most engaging authors on the subject(s) to the extent of my reading. 493 more words

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Oh do have a go at this site that aims to make Language (and other types of learning) as enjoyable as possible!

It’s called Neophyte Writers (also using WordPress)!

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