Monthly Archives: November 2013

Miss your life… -Tolle

“Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.” — Eckhart Tolle (Nat.Geo … Continue reading

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CBC News – Active seniors more likely to ‘age successfully’

http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/health/story/1.2439746 “We demonstrate, for the first time, that participants who remained physically active through followup were most likely to age successfully,” Simon Bacon of the Montreal Heart Institute at Concordia University and his co-authors concluded in the British journal of … Continue reading

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Is It Better to Have a Great Teacher or a Small Class? – Emily Richmond – The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/11/is-it-better-to-have-a-great-teacher-or-a-small-class/281628/?utm_content=bufferd15de&utm_source=buffer Mari Darr-Welch/AP Photo When it comes to student success, “smaller is better” has been the conventional wisdom on class size, despite a less-than-persuasive body of research. But what if that concept were turned on its head, with more students … Continue reading

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End of Men- Munk Debates

Fascinating topic, given what I see in schools these past few years but I shall not dare enter this fray… I’m not man enough! OK! I have to chime in with some hot air of contempt despite being a MUNK … Continue reading

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The Most Corrupt Countries in the World – TheRichest

http://www.therichest.com/business/economy/the-most-corrupt-countries-in-the-world/?utm_source=Outbrain-mobile&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=3+articles&utm_campaign=OT-mobile No country is immune from corruption. However, there are some nations where corruption is tolerated and even considered a way of life. ….. Myanmar just had its freest elections after four decades of junta rule, but it still has … Continue reading

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Oxford English Dictionary, now on Tumblr, is 90 yrs old

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Innovation – Couros reblog

Reblog: excerpt For schools to be transformational, vision is only one part of the process. We must alter the way we do things as educators with one another, if we are going to see a difference in the classroom. Actions … Continue reading

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