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A ‘satchel’ of things successful teachers do differently
A ‘satchel’ of things successful teachers do differently - As the saying goes, ‘you are never too old – or too young – to learn (something new)’. It is said that Michelangelo, the famous Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect, said at 87, “I am still learning”.Another saying goes: “You are never too young to teach… and you are never too old to learn.”Looking at the qualities and characteristics of a good teacher every  [...]
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The ‘new normal’ for parents
The 'new normal' for parents - A few months into the pandemic most of us are tired of hearing and talking about Covid-19. The jokes that are forwarded are no longer funny; we’ve had enough of that too.Unfortunately for as long as the world has not found a cure or a vaccine for Covid-19, our current situation and lifestyle are not going to change drastically in the foreseeable future. What has been termed a ‘new normal’ (you might even start to disl [...]
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Be the Hero in your Study
The original saying goes: Be the hero of your own story. These words are attributed to Joseph John Campbell who was born in New York in 1904 (he passed away in 1987). Joseph Campbell, as he was known, was an American professor of literature whose work covered many aspects of the human experience. According to Campbell, anyone can become a hero.For Joseph Campbell study – and reading – was really important. Another of his sayings was: “Sit in a room [...]
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