Category Archives: Education – Primary and Secondary

Ever It

Further to recounting his primary school experiences in relation to bullying, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: Have you read Stephen King’s It? It’s my favourite of his works. A monster lives under the town and every 30-some years it … Continue reading

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Where the heart

Gets taken, through the abandonment of schools, in particular, as well as other public infrastructure: Where the renewal could be keeping the school as an educational institution, while using other elements of the facility for other community purposes. All this … Continue reading

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The Gift(ed)

Came across the views of psychologist Joan Freeman, via Annalisa Barbieri “Young, gifted and likely to suffer for it“. The Guardian, October 9, 2010: She is keen to lay to rest another stereotype: that gifted children are tortured, unable to … Continue reading

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Learning Across Genders

I wrote to a Saudi friend as follows: I have ended up bothered by this. Public funds reflect broadly held public values, and should not be used in support of sentiments as to gender segregation, in my view. I believe … Continue reading

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Stream

Further to “Austere, perhaps”, in relation to his Grade 9 teacher, Neil Remington Abramson commented further, as follows: Subsequent to being a member of the “special class” at Brunskill Public School, in Saskatoon, I found that my high school, Evan … Continue reading

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Austere, perhaps

Wrote about a reverse order high school teacher. Lorne Anderson has also recently written about him. Neil Remington Abramson conveyed similar reflections, as follows: In high school, there was a Mr X. He was our home room teacher in Grade … Continue reading

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Forced

Concept in Organizational Behaviour of forced ranking of personnel. Originating from Jack Welch, identified by Fortune magazine in 1999 as “manager of the century”. He describes the technique in his memoir with a telling title: Jack: Straight From the Gut. … Continue reading

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