Tag Archives: education

Camp Joffre ~ Léa at Found in France

Reblogged from Found in France:  “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein La belle France. Yet even the most beautiful of gardens have … Continue reading

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Gnomes, magic and porriwiggles…

I don’t know what sparked the memory. It might have something to do with the Elemental symbolism and magic of the upcoming workshop weekend.  And we had been talking about gardens with one of my son’s neighbours… and gardens are … Continue reading

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Learning life’s lessons ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It has to be said that education within the city of Port Naain is sporadic. Most people acquire some, but often we find out the hard way. One soon learns that there are certain people one … Continue reading

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An Invitation from Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: I am again asking for those who would like to join the U.L.S.,the Underground Library Society, to join and write a guest post. In an earlier First Year Class at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, The … Continue reading

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Awiti’s Tutoring ~ AHFA #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent Awiti stood at the gate, her slender fingers gripped the iron as she peered through at the impressive building of the school she wished she could go to.  She watched the white Afrikaan girls talking and … Continue reading

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A Call For Guest Posts for the ULS, The Underground Library Society ~ Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: Hello to everyone! I recently had an excellent guest post from Josh Gross, a wonderful blogger. I am sending out a request to anyone who would like to join the ULS, the Underground Library Society, and … Continue reading

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Flying High by Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

“Oh my little baby, do you know how lucky you are! Mrs Sinha proclaimed, unabashed delight overriding an otherwise phlegmatic demeanor. ‘Yes Aishu, your mother’s right. We’re most fortunate the proposal has come from the Guptas.’ Aishwarya looked across the … Continue reading

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Under pressure

Simon at A Certain Measure of Perfection posted this link to the UK National Year 2 Grammar Test. Click through and take the test we are asking our seven year olds to be able to complete. Expecting it to be a … Continue reading

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The iPad Generation

Originally posted on But I Smile Anyway…:
Yes, I’m back on my educational soapbox! You know I’m back to work when issues regarding school children start inspiring my posts! Today, my gripe is grip. Yup, I’m talking about pencil grip.…

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… and things that go bump…

Review: Long Leggety Beasties by Alienora Taylor. When I first picked up Long Leggety Beasties I didn’t really know what to expect… school memoirs, I thought, are not really my cup of tea. But I knew Alienora, know her sense … Continue reading

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