Tag Archives: Power

#BookReview #ASMSG The Golden Sword (The Silistra Quartet Book 2) by Janet Morris

  Prologue: My review of High Couch of Silistra, (The Silistra Quartet, Book 1), is here. The first three volumes of the Silistra Quartet had more than 4 Million copies in Bantam print when the fourth volume was released. The series … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Support My #Thunderclap Campaign: The Most Common Way People Give Up Their Power

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker (quote from The Best Liberal Quotes Ever : Why the Left is Right (2004) by William P. Martin, p. 173) Call … Continue reading

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Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan #ASMSG #IARTG #T4US

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”: The Purpose And Power Of Language From Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue” (76-81), it is evident that language has an effect on our lives. Language defines the type of person we are generally and it has an … Continue reading

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What #Edcamp Santiago Could Be

What Edcamp Santiago could be is a pretty exciting question. So let me truly ask the question: What could Edcamp Santiago really be like? Its promise, and premise, is transformative. At its best, it recognizes the vast resources and storehouse … Continue reading

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Jay Mathews: The Power of Challenging All High School Students

Jay Mathews got it right. A high school education and a basketball game are not the same thing. The one is an athletic contest which measures winning or losing by the final score. The number of players who got into … Continue reading

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A History Of Scotland – Language Is Power

BBC Scotland Documentary. The feud between the Stewarts and MacDonalds and the emergence of Scots as the dominant language over Gaelic.

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Friday Born: Ghana, Power, Culture, & Relevance

The Designer of the Ghana Flag: Mrs. Theodora Salome Okoh There was an Ad in the local newspaper calling for a design of the National Flag for Ghana. “The Flag should be original and must have motifs the many nationals … Continue reading

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Beware The Backchannel: Networking Power & Authority: When The Back-Channel Becomes The Front-Channel #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edtech #technology #esl #efl #elt #education #lrnchat #elemchat #elearning #Teachers

Void in form When, just as they are, White dewdrops gather, On scarlet maple leaves, Regard the scarlet beads! Ailsa (Elise) Haxell, from Auckland University of Technology, in a lovely, musical (to my ears) voice, began her talk (with Frances … Continue reading

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Change The World – Just An Empty Phrase? Let’s Change The World!

How many times have you read or heard the phrase, “Change the World”? A thousand? A hundred-thousand? A million? A billion? Have we used it so much, over and over again, that there is no common understanding anymore of what … Continue reading

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KIPP – Knowledge is Power Program – Education Success Story

Charter school excellence. What is that? Children from poor, disadvantaged backgrounds achieving college graduation, and lifetime empowerment – just like the children who come from economically advantaged backgrounds… Here is the KIPP system. Does this look like excellence? For me, … Continue reading

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