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The Joy of Playing


As I watched the two teams battle it out for each point, I couldn’t help but wish that I knew how to play Kabaddi. 467 more words


Purakaunui School

Well this weeks post was supposed to be about the new place-mats I am making, maybe to be accompanied by my favourite winter vege soup recipe but… once the fabric was cut and put into a nice tidy pile, it seemed a better idea to get everyone out of the house and into the sun for a bit of a play and a run around. 80 more words

Little Minx Blog

Money Is Just Paper

Susadei lovely readers,

As I sit here drinking my iced latte outside a new coffee shop targeted at the wealthier Cambodians living in Siem Reap, I am once again amazed at the rate of change that has occurred here. 499 more words

Education by Example

Two years ago, I lamented about the need for leadership in Arkansas education specifically relating to our silly consolidation law that places an arbitrary enrollment number (350 students) ahead of every other learning metric. 820 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

JFC Approves Rep. Czaja Proposal for School Technology Funding

The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Thursday voted unanimously in support of a motion by Rep. Mary Czaja (R-Irma) to provide funding for a variety of technology-related needs that will be of benefit to many Wisconsin school districts and particularly to small rural school districts.   89 more words

State Issue

Rural teaching: the hard side

My fifth semester of teaching in the rural Eastern Cape will be drawing to a close in a few months.  That’s half the time which I should have owed and worked back to the government for the 10 semesters (5 years) they financed my studies, but it hasn’t been that contract that has kept me here.   1,085 more words

Rural Teaching

Broken education, failing children

Education in rural North West is in a shambles, and it is failing our children. Not the children failing school – the education system is broken and it fails to meet the needs (and rights) of children. 650 more words

Schools And Education In South Africa