My first lesson in the Irish Language

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Irish. Maybe because they remind me of my own people, or maybe because they’re the ones who’ve always been at the brunt of English jokes. This obviously makes me believe that they’ve been in the right, more or less of the time. So, as always I start with SHEIT/WITY and i find …

Müslümanlar ve Vejetaryen olmak

#Müslümanlar ve #Vejetaryen olmak “Geleneksel Müslümanlar yarı vejeteryanlardı” Muhammed(s.a.v.) peygamberin yediği yemeklerin çoğunda et olmazdı. O pek et tüketmezdi. O’nun için bir 《yarı vejetaryen》 dır diyebiliriz. Yiyenlerde, zenginler yada orta-siinifdakiler, haftada bi kere yerlerdi, Cuma gununde.. fakirler ise, sende iki din-i bayramlarda, Eid ul-Fitr ve Eid ul-Addha. Ve buna dair kanıtları Imam Malik’in Muvvatasında bulabiliriz. Seyyidina Ömer et hakkında şunu …

a secret plan

Parenting lessons from tribes around the world a secret plan

 a secret plan of Investments An Address to the Minnesota Social Investment Forum delivered 6/7/1993 Many of the biggest and most far-reaching investments we make in our lives are investments that have little or nothing to do with money. In fact, the things I’m thinking of are things that most people don’t think of as investments at all, though I’d like …

Strategies Quick Learners Use To Pick Up Anything

Speed-learners provide their tips and tricks for mastering any material fast. Learning is a skill in itself. We need to get good at it, since the tools we use to do our jobs are changing every year. In a recent Quora thread, users answered the question: What learning strategies do people who are “quick learners” follow? We’ve outlined some of the best ideas …

Helicopter parents ruin childhood

There’s a parenting trend that’s taken over the US, and it’s changing #children everywhere “My historical research on this question suggests that there’s never really been a time or place in history, aside from times of slavery and intense child labor, when children have been less free than they are today in our society,” Gray tells PRI. “This is a …

The New Tribalism

Hunter Gatherer vs. Farmer hypothesis the new tribalism

Separatist movements have broken out all over. We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation states.

What It Means to be a Great Teacher

What does it mean to be a great teacher? Of course credentials, knowledge, critical thinking, and all other faculties of intelligence are important. However, a great #teacher should be much more than credentials, experience and intelligence. What lies at the heart of a great teacher? You are kind: a great teacher shows kindness to students, colleagues, parents and those around …

what age are children ready for school?

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When are children “ready” for school? There is much debate about when the transition between play-based pre-school and the start of “formal” schooling should begin. The trend in the UK primary school curriculum over recent decades has been towards an earlier start to formal instruction, and an erosion of learning through play. But the evidence from international comparisons and psychological …

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn To wit, new education research shows that low-achieving students have “substantial deficits” in their understanding of the cognitive strategies that allow people to learn well. If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge: – knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming  – knowledge about how learning …

Schooling – The Hidden Agenda

hidden agenda schooling education

Schooling – The Hidden Agenda I suspect that not everyone in this audience knows who I am or why I’ve been invited to speak to you to day. After all, I’ve never written a book or even an article about home schooling or unschooling. I’ve been called a number of things: a futurist, a planetary philosopher, an anthropologist from Mars. …