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Every language is easy to learn....

….if you’re three years old.

Some years ago I saw a Slovenian girl of about that age literally toddle over to a group of pigeons and scatter some bread among them. 1,750 more words

Languages

Country Profile: Singapore

On 7th August 1965, the Parliament of the Federation of Malaysia voted ‘yes’ on a resolution to expel Singapore from the newly founded Federation. On 9th August, Singapore’s independence and secession became official. 2,196 more words

Geopolitics

Iceland in the midst of January '16

“…Greenland is the one covered in ice and Iceland is the one covered in greenery…”
Geography class, my first year in secondary school. 2009.

That was also the first time I’d ever heard of Iceland. 771 more words

Travel

Chaps and Maps

Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India’s Geography (Sanyal, Sanjeev)

It is perhaps a harsh but appropriate summary of this book to say that I picked it up in an airport bookstore while returning from my last visit to India. 687 more words

History

Stamp Collecting

Pictured is the lot of approximately 1,000 stamps my son and I bid on and won, courtesy of eBay.  I recently handed over my stamp collection to my son.  282 more words

Homeschool

Minecraft -Connecting, Deepening and Extending

This week I have started supporting a teacher in Year 1 who had seen some potential in their Geography unit for using Minecraft.    This was exciting as possibilities for using Minecraft as part of Geography often occur to me but there hasn’t yet really been the opportunity.     656 more words

Minecraft

Cycling: Antenna Farm

The Antenna Farm in OKC was once out in the boonies. Now it’s surrounded by multi-million dollar real estate. In a four-square-mile area there are over a dozen towers. 781 more words

Geography