This works for students who *want* learn. As a teacher, not sure that I agree with running his line of reasoning out to its logical conclusion and allowing *all* kids to do this.
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Can't argue with that logic.
no one is born racist
Yeah, pretty much.
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"Lead from the back & let others believe they are in front."
With all the government spying going on, this isn't a bad idea...
"I have spent my whole life scared." ~ Walter White
Spot the difference.
"Things really have not changed much. They're still shaming one body type and glorifying another."
"All this technology is making us antisocial."
Why you should never judge someone based on appearance...
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I always wondered this about Black Friday...
"life is for... living"
Norwegians know how to prepare for Christmas.
How are you going to spend your first paycheck?
Men found guilty of rape.
From one nurse to another.
Animals vs. women.
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Parenting: You're Doing It Right
If you have...
What Teachers Make...
You're doing it right.
Remaining debt free: priceless.
Girls Who Read. (British poem)
An absent note for Veteran's day.
Who hasn't done this at least once?
Your plans vs. the Universe.
Sad but true...
Lift someone's day.
As C.S. Lewis stated in Mere Christianity, men don't choose evil just to be evil -- only because it is useful to them.
No One Brings Dinner When Your Daughter Is An Addict (Huffington Post/Slate) // Interesting article on how differently people treat physical maladies compared to psychological ones...
This is why we need a larger calling than just ensuring the world has more mouths to feed...
This reminds me of The Benefit of the Doubt, by Gregory A. Boyd -- GREAT book on the problems with insisting on absolute certainty in matters of religion and faith.
I've said it before -- football is this country's #1 religion. If your happiness is (solely/mostly) determined by a team winning a game, you have screwed up priorities.
I'm not a big fan of statistics, but I think I'm going to like this textbook.
I'm reading a book right now called "Creating A Tech Sabbath Habit" about unplugging from culture's obsession with technology. It's been really good so far...
Never thought of it that way before...
Just because someone abstains from 3 activities doesn't mean that they're boring...
This is precisely why I love to think critically about things in life...
Waking up from social media.
The next chapter.
A blog post from a military wife about why she allows her son to "play army."
This is why you don't take children to see adolescence-targeted movies! Argh, that kind of stuff makes me angry. Develop some boundaries for your kids, people, and allow them to enjoy their childhood -- stop allowing them to grow up prematurely because they "want" to do something and it ends up ruining their innocence...