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Catholic Culture Update for the week beginning March 29nd, 2015

Quote to carry in your heart for the week.

“Hosanna, hosanna, hosanna in the highest!”

March 29th, 2015 is  Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday.

“Prepare for hearing the Word of God with these questions: This Sunday is Palm Sunday, and the Mass is a little different from usual on this day.

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What I've Learned from Our First Year Homeschooling: Part 1, FAQs

“Decide what your truth is.  Then live it.”  -Kamal Ravikant

We are in the 7th inning of our first year homeschooling Boy 1 (age 8). We are taking this year-by-year, and who knows? 818 more words

Getting revision right

This year we have taken a strategic approach to revision with Year 11. We have been trying to make the most of everything we have learned over the past few years about the learning process, memory, recall and deliberate practice to deliver a consistent message to all students. 982 more words

Leadership

Interning for Sex Education

Growing up, many people are taught they can be anything they want to be. Some people are told they must go to school to accomplish their goals and make their dreams come true. 447 more words

Lesson Planning

Thinking creatively

My school has not wholly embraced a creative curriculum before now, although some year groups did make some links between subjects. With the exception of our writing, most subjects have been taught discretely in the past. 613 more words

Institute for Excellence in Writing Thus Far--No More Screaming!

Until now, we had been doing Writing with Ease by Susan Wise Bauer.  I read her introductory remarks about the process of teaching writing an wholeheartedly agree with them.  1,026 more words

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