Posts tagged ‘education’

How do I choose a masters degree?

For a half decade, I’ve been toying with the idea of going back to school and getting a masters degree. I use ‘toying’ here in the…

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48 Girls, 3 Boys

The Globe and Mail is running a series of articles about gender roles in education. In particular, they’re wondering how and why “boys rank behind girls…

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The Collaborative Funding Revolution Continues

Last year we did a bunch of work with DreamBank, a collaborative giving platform aimed at reducing waste and giving people gifts that they really want.…

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Why is Finland’s Education System the Best in the World?

That’s the question posed by yet another great BBC radio documentary, entitled Top of the Class. There’s a ton of fascinating insights, some of them pretty…

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A Better Way to Teach (and Learn) French

In high school, I loathed French. Every minute of it was agony, from grade 8 to 12. My perennial C-pluses in the class reflected my attitude.…

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Take Eight Minutes and Watch This Video

It pretty much applies to everybody, whether you’re a parent, future parent, a student or a teacher. I really dig its message:

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When Do Our Children Need to See Both Sides?

Today over at The Conscious Earth, there’s a post about Heather Stillwell, hyper-conservative rabble rouser: As Conscious Earth visitors read last month, free copies of An…

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Two Cups of Technical Support

Over at Work Industries, Monique has started Underwire, “full support for non-techies”: Are you a non-techie in need of support? Join Underwire and receive a free…

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