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Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs.
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My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.
Re. Chapter 1 and p. 21 #7:
Present research supporting the three main prehistoric American settlement theories.
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.
5.3 Feasting The themes that arose in all the discussions around feasting were the themes of community and sharing. The importance of celebrating and commemorating events together is why Mi’kmaq people feast as often as they do and most of their feasts are potlucks.
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Aboriginal innovations such as the dogsled have endured the test of time and are stll effective technologies today in the environments for which they were created. They also had snowshoes made from wood and sinew were also good for tracking across snow.
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
These links include several videos seen in class, related to the theme of INTERDEPENDENCE, and the concept of Fair Trade. As well, links will provide background information and FAQ's about topics discussed in class.
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
The cree live north and west of Lake superior in ontario, manitoba, Saskatchewan and alberta. during ceremonuial times for the cree they would eat specidfic things during them times including ham and scones, buffalo/bison/elk burgers and fried breads.
They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. It is not the same thing.
-Aboriginal veterans did not recieve the same benifits as the non-aboriginal veterans
-Difficult for black canadians to fight in WWI, government didn't want them to
Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.
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Discuss Shaw's concept of "undeserving poor" and "middle class morality."
Using this website, create a new 'submission' and discuss these two central ideas of Pygmalion.
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The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.