Your Child’s Education

This is a huge subject matter, so I will concentrate on the direction of the curriculum often found in our schools. I believe that what should be taught in primary schools is the basics, teaching the student to use those basics, in addition to them learning how to learn, and then for them to broadenContinue reading “Your Child’s Education”

Thoughts – Head v Heart?

From my observations there are two distinct thought processes that flow through most peoples’ heads. On one hand, there are those that seem to first look at any situation through their “feeling” lens. On the other hand, there are those that put far more logic into their first thoughts. I am sure there are alsoContinue reading “Thoughts – Head v Heart?”

Re-writing History?

Some of us are not happy with our own, our communities or our countries history, and for some reason, think it should be somehow be rewritten. Regardless of how much you may not like what happened during a certain period of history, you cannot change it or wish it did not exist. It happened, andContinue reading “Re-writing History?”

The “2R’s” – Respect and Responsibility (pt2)

A few weeks ago I published a post on the “Respect” part of the above, and it is now time to cover the other side of the equation, “Responsibility”. There are two types of responsibility, making responsible decisions, and then taking responsibility for the resulting actions. While they are somewhat related, there are two separateContinue reading “The “2R’s” – Respect and Responsibility (pt2)”

The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility

While we all expect and agree on the teaching of the 3 “R’s” in our schooling systems, we also need to teach and encourage all adults in our societies the above 2 “R’s”. As this is a fairly complex subject matter, I will concentrate on the word “Respect” in this blog. That is, self-respect, andContinue reading “The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility”