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DYSLEXIA... AKA THE STUPID DISEASE

I have a dirty secret… I have Dyslexia. Why does this bother me? Because I don’t believe dyslexia exists. All it means is I have to try a bit harder, put in a bit more effort and tailor my career path. 347 more words

Moanings

Telegraph Poles

“Until the year 2022, the streets were lined with what were called telegraph poles,” a faceless voice says dryly, as an image of a thick grey pole with several wires audaciously cutting through the sky is displayed on the screen. 207 more words

Musings

Awesome Ways to Implement Retention Anywhere

“The Battle of Hastings – 1066 between France and England.”

When I was in high school, one of my teachers was Mr. Wilson, a very perky and nice individual, who taught Social Studies. 531 more words

Learning

In Decency and In Order

I want to take a moment to discuss something that I saw on Facebook recently. Normally I don’t discuss specific items found on social media on the Mixtape, however what I saw disturb me and I want to give parents a heads up in case something happens where you feel compelled to take matters into your own hands. 1,779 more words

Urban Education

Memorization versus internalization

The human brain has the ability to store 2,500 000 gigabytes of data. That is equivalent to 300 years of TV. Still, with all that storage space, memorization is not enough when it comes to learning new concepts. 980 more words

Blog

Are innovative teaching methods embraced in South African education?

Given the ever-changing nature of society, a subsequent change in teaching methods naturally begins to follow. This change, however, begs the question, “Are these potentially innovative, new teaching methods embraced in the education system in South Africa?”  Although, there is an often-enthusiastic attempt to integrate contemporary methods into lessons, there is sometimes an undeniable resistance, which begins to seep through the school hierarchy, specifically instigated by teachers in long-standing positions. 1,042 more words

Blog

The Voice of the Faithful

The mention of Apollos in Saturday’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles reminds us that Peter and Paul and the other apostles were not the only teachers in the early church. 254 more words

Religion