Category Archives: educational

Seven Facebook Book Covers

Okay, here are the book covers I would have put on Facebook but haven’t had time to!  There are only seven, because the first three I posted on Facebook already. And in fact they’re not book covers, just the titles.  … Continue reading

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Jesus and Harry Potter

  Can you read Harry Potter and be a Christian?  More importantly, can you read Terry Pratchett and still be a Christian?  These questions are perhaps a bit provocative.  There will be those who will argue fervently that reading such … Continue reading

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Bedside reading snapshot

Every now and again I have to do a cull as the piles of books by my bed topple over and I can’t fit a cup of tea there. (This is partly the reason why I have a couple of … Continue reading

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Ten best things about the world No. 3….

Have you ever prepared for a presentation, or a lesson, or a research project, and just as you have printed your piece or sent it off, done and dusted, you come across a startling YouTube video that says it all … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 backlog challenge

A friend suggested I identified some books I wanted to get read this summer – of course, this does not include those I will have to read to be ready for the new academic year, but I’ll give it a … Continue reading

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How to get motivated

Do you sail on jubilantly over every obstacle, ‘rejoicing in tribulation’, delighted that God has sent you another challenge and rising buoyantly after every failure?  No, thought not.  Because I don’t either.  My experience of life so far is that … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Find Your Future

I like a lot of the ideas here; haven’t checked out other posts but I feel in tune with this thinking.

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Holistic spirituality

Liked this enough to repost: I have been aware of this guy and his ministry for a while, and it is encouraging to read of the internal journey that goes on, which relates to us all.  For example in a … Continue reading

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Will it take less than two minutes?

Just started reading the book ‘Getting things done’ by David Allen.  There is always a quandary with these kind of books – I have loads of things to do, do I just get on and do them, or do I … Continue reading

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Blogging for teachers

http://weblogg-ed.com/2007/june-11-2001-lets-see-if-i-can-start-a-log/#comments I’ve put this here as an aide-memoire to myself, to start blogs with some of my classes this year.  It’s good to hear about the stories of how a teacher started getting students to blog and then continued, for … Continue reading

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