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Protected: Waiting for “Superman”

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“The memory of how much we didn’t know…ought to sober us”

It is impossible to browse the newspapers these days without noticing more updates on that missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. And as cold as this may sound, I find myself paying less attention to this continued hunt for the missing … Continue reading

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There is madness in Singapore’s method

Published in TES magazine on 31 August, 2012 | By: Joy Hetherington Singapore, the uber-ambitious city state on the bottom of the Malaysian peninsula, has found itself the focus of Michael Gove’s attention this summer as he sings the praises … Continue reading

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We get educated out of creativity – Ken Robinson

One of the classic TED talks on Education by Ken Robinson. Transcript included as well! (For your convenience, some key quotes from the transcripts highlighted below) “…What we do know is, if you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never … Continue reading

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Edit: More Useful Links (as promised)

Edit: Check this out! Informative report on Human Right Practices in Singapore for 2013 (by the US Department of State) As promised, I’m adding some links in the sidebar. There are actually plenty of local socio-political commentary websites out there, … Continue reading

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Isn’t it ironic?

Yes, students, Alanis Morisette’s song ‘Ironic’ is misleading. The article lists several categories of Irony, but I would say you just need to take note the following categories: Verbal Irony Situational Irony Dramatic Irony Are you using the word ‘ironic’ … Continue reading

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U.S. Shutdown enters its second week

The world is watching as this US shutdown enters its second week, as politicians fail to reach a consensus on budgeting issues. This is not the first time that the US government has declared a shutdown (according to reports, the … Continue reading

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