The Invention of Hebrew: Chapter 3: Empires and Alphabets

Previous posts in this review: The Invention of Hebrew: First impressions The Invention of Hebrew: first and last paragraphs The Invention of Hebrew: Chapter One The Invention of Hebrew: Chapter 2: What was the alphabet for? My reading of this chapter was rather interrupted. It has taken me weeks, which is a shame as this […]

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Computers in class :: or a false view of teaching?

I am reposting this, because it has had an excellent comment added today :) Photo by Hari Bilalic Another teacher fires a round in the war against laptops in class “Computers in the Classroom…Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be?” Is this a “Dog Bites Man” headline, or what? R. Scott Clark talks sense about […]

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Procrastinating usefully

My daughter (in Glasgow as an exchange student) has been posting recently on Facebook about procrastination (it’s nearly the exam season there, and revision does not beckon like she thinks it should. Shopping, cooking, buying tickets… her list of procrastinatory activities are different from mine. But today I am procrastinating too! I’m supposed to be […]

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Audio April: Kipling’s Just So Stories

April has just been declared Audio Month in the Bulkeley household, as well as starting nearly daily podcasts on the Essential 100 Bible readings over on 5 Minute Bible, I have just completed another – rather different – project I am rather proud of :) I’ve been reading Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories for Librivox. […]

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