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Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s  soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse. 58 more words


Soapbox: Big laughs and bigger ideas – Why Annie Hall is the greatest big screen comedy of all time

When the Writer’s Guild of America recently announced its picks for the 101 funniest film scripts of all time, Woody Allen’s 1977 classic Annie Hall ended up nabbing the top spot on the list. 743 more words


Russian Warplane Shot Down

Why do people refuse to learn from history?

Let me explain what I mean.  Just a few hours ago a Russian fighter plane was shot down over the Turkish-Syrian border. 396 more words


BILLYCART / SOAPBOX DERBY - November 15th - Centennial Park, Sydney, Australia

SHOW #24

Red Bull organised the first ever Billy Cart Derby in Sydney’s Centennial park and 60 battle hardy crews took to the slopes to try and navigate downwards in the fastest time possible – although most were there only for the show! 28 more words


It’s almost Thanksgiving, and eleventh hour grocery shoppers are gearing up for the big feast.  I remember pushing my cart amid the throng the year of the canned pumpkin shortage.  487 more words


#WhyNCTE15: Because we all need to know literacy

As #ncte15 nears the end, tell us #whyncte15 ! We can’t wait to hear your reasons! pic.twitter.com/nXJYoA0LqB

— NCTE (@ncte) November 22, 2015

This will be a short post, because the answer to this question/hashtag is simple: All educators need to know literacy.

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