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Thursday Doors

Continuing the tour of inside Cork City Gaol this week makes for a very sombre Thursday Doors post. However, the first room we ventured into wasn’t too daunting – it even had the warm glow of a fire and a … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years Later

There are many good teachers today who struggle to impart knowledge to classes that are far too large. They have to contend with bored and sometimes angry young people who can be disruptive and distracting for those with their noses … Continue reading

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The Radical Choice of Militant Kindness by Malcolm Ivey

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
The first lesson every young man learns upon entering the prison system is that aggression is king and violence is law. The traits that are valued in the real world — honesty, generosity, friendliness —…

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How to teach a young introvert

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
What should we do with the quiet kids? A conversation with Susan Cain on the future of classroom education. Susan Cain sticks up for the introverts of the world. In the U.S., where one…

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The Story of a Runaway in 1960s Ireland

There has been so much covered up over the years, what is now being revealed is merely the tip of the iceberg. The sad thing is, this situation is ongoing today for a significant amount of the world’s children. The … Continue reading

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