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You should have been walking across the stage this week at commencement, along with all your peers who started school with you in 2001.  You should have been with them,  celebrating the end of 13 y...
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When I was a teacher in South Africa, during the Apartheid era, under a fascist, non-democratic government, where I was a second-class citizen restricted in all aspects of my life because of the colour of my skin, I got 13 paycheques a year - a double paycheque in my birth month -  and a yearly increment in salary. As a teacher in our community, I was afforded a lot of respect and support by the parents of my students and the community at large. 
These days as a teacher in B.C., working under Apartheid seems like the lesser evil when I look at the trampling of my constitutional rights, the vilification of teachers in the media and the absolute contempt this government has for the work I do with and for the children of this province.
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All white people wearing a "I am Trayvon Martin" need to watch this
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Dear Minister Fassbender, Thank you so much for freeing up my weekends! I woke up this morning feeling so relieved that I won’t have to spend hours marking essays and projects thanks to the lockout...
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#trayvon  Listen to the full speech. Much of it has been edited by mainstream news ...
 
Watch President Obama speak on Trayvon Martin —> http://at.wh.gov/n8QKy
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Van Roekel, Fordham and Defending the Brand
curmudgucation.blogspot.com

The slightly-cranky voice navigating the world of educational "reform" while trying to still pursue the mission of providing quality educati

Episode 1
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The first episode takes a look at how plants created the world

Of mediums and messages
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We look at the legacy of cultural icon Marshall McLuhan 50 years after his prophetic insights into the future of media.

Integral Options Cafe: The Brain - A User's Guide to Emotions and Emotio...
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Offering multiple perspectives from many fields of human inquiry that may move all of us toward a more integrated understanding of who we ar

Tree Hugging Now Scientifically Validated
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It has been recently scientifically validated that hugging trees is actually good for you. Research has shown that you don't even have to to

WATCH: Rapper Not Down With Standardized Testing
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It looks like the anti-standardized testing movement just got itself a theme song. New York-based teacher/rapper Jeremy Dudley (aka Origin)

Schools let sleepy teens lie in - Health - CBC News
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Some school boards in Canada are switching to later start times to help sleepy teens.

Dissecting Why You're So Angry (And What To Do About It)
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Anger is a destructive act of aggression, causing others to withdraw or escalate. When we express the truth of our feelings, we forge a crea

High school teacher launches students into computer-world big leagues
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VANCOUVER - When Robert Arkiletian heard Google was interested in interviewing him for a computer programming job, he wasn’t interested.

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning
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Presentation about moving from Education 1.0 to Education 3.0; from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy; from instructivism to constructivism

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A steady stream of important and irresistibly shareable stuff.

What is the single most important life lesson older people feel young pe...
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Karl Pillemer of Cornell University interviewed nearly 1500 people age 70 to 100+ for his book “30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice

CHRIS GUILLEBEAU: 11 ways to be average
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Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur and writer. His blog, The Art of Non-Conformity, helps people follow their passion and find a meaningful

War Child UK
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Child soldier. Some words don't belong together.

The pros and cons of going braless
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Scientific research on the effect on bras on the sagging of boobs backs up the old feminist call for women to ditch the harness

Sorry, vegans: Eating meat and cooking food is how humans got their big ...
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Eating meat and cooking food enabled the brains of prehumans to grow dramatically over time.

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, One Big Continent of Pain | TomDispatch
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Tomdispatch.com is for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world and a clear sense of how our imperial globe actually wor

CBC - 8th Fire - TV - At the Crossroads
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Airing Thursday February 2 at 9 pm on CBC-TV & Friday February 3 at 10 pm ET/PT on CBC News Network. At the close of the series, we meet