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Love (noun) vs. Love (verb)

Love Wins.

That is one of the placating statements in times of violence or fear or hate. Love Wins. I’ve said it. You’ve said it. I’ve truly believed it. 614 more words

Feminism

A question of when: Terrorist Attacks, 28 dead in Istanbul

*Breaking News: 10 28 Dead in Turkey, 20-60 injured in Turkey’s largest airport, Istanbul*

If you haven’t seen the news yet, a terrorist just blew themselves up Instanbul’s main airport. 400 more words

Sydney

Once More

Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, and now Orlando, FL.  And that’s only a fraction of the various mass killings the United States has seen since I first took note of them on April 20, 1999.   942 more words

My Life

Kids in suits...

So this blog is a knee jerk reaction to something I saw this afternoon…

Before I start please let me point out I have no political allegiance to those in red, blue, yellow, green, purple or any other colour to be honest, even less so after today. 473 more words

Blog

Get serious, America

Let’s talk about women in politics.

Ramping up to the 2016 caucuses, we have two female presidential candidates: Carly Fiorina (R) and Hillary Clinton (D). … 943 more words

Politics

I'm Not Teaching Them Enough

I really really want this to be a post on the difficulties of balancing curriculum content, quality teaching, school priorities and behaviour management. I want to share my analysis on the challenges of classroom teaching, the need for Gonski and the endless political reforms that create more work for teachers and don’t solve many problems other than the desire for a better ‘two party preferred’ score. 62 more words

Teaching