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Biography of a fine Jesuit: Father Rosario Raphael Mazza, S.J. (1915-1988) Read More
She had the same knowledge as Buddha . . . Read More

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Poem / Poetry

June 07, 2020

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Some people think that reverse psychology is the effective way of teaching a child, but sometimes that method can be taken too far. Read More

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This poem was written for students learning English, to demonstrate the use of uncountable nouns and expand vocabulary. Read More

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Homelessness is a big issue in many towns and cities, but how can we help? Do we care? Do we walk past, look the other way, look at them with suspicion or pity? Do we think about the person underneath, the person before homelessness? This poem was written for students… Read More

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How would you feel if you had to flee your home and be parted from your family? I tried to imagine. I tried to feel it. This poem was written for students learning English as a foreign language, to instigate discussion. Read More
Everyone has their own way of loving. My poem. Read More

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Every so often, a a change hits humanity. My poem. Read More
It is time for us to sort ourselves out with this Bible business. Read More

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written in response to a word prompt. the word was foment, meaning to promote the growth and/or development of (something). so, i wrote this as my reply. Read More
I am putting together a number of stories about life in "modern" Australia that hopefully will have enough one day to put together a short book on Amazon. In the mean time I post them here to give them a "try out", perhaps to garner some comments but also to… Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

October 28, 2018

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What happens when a preschool teacher FINALLY gets a break? Chaos, pure and simple. Read More
a typical day of teaching Read More

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A simple yet inspiring answer by a student to his professor in the lecture hall. Inspiring! Hope this goes through to the readers and would love the opinions. Read More

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In memory of my English teacher. As a sixteen year old I didn't like her, but now I feel sorry for her, although she was not a good teacher.. Read More
A brief overview of what it's like to be a student, while working as a teacher assistant on the side. Read More
So I'm teaching my friend how to write poetry and he gave me an idea that I would turn into a short poem as an example, the idea being: "Courage is not physical power, but mental strength." And I thought, "hell, why not? Let's upload it!" So without further explanation,… Read More
A teaching experience in another culture. Read More
mr. johnson had worked so hard to keep his job as a substitute teacher, hoping it would lead to a full time teaching job. it all came undone in one class. Read More

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about students they love you if you sincerely teach them! Read More
Our story accurately represents group polarization, conformity, and confirmation bias. Conformity is a social behavior influenced by other beliefs. Conformity is represented when Bobby gathers the kitties together to announce that they are better than Harold because they have the same fur, and Harold is different. All of the kitties… Read More
This is a piece dedicated to those in all forms of child care; from daycare to camps to teachers. I was gifted a brief, yet powerful moment of inspiration, joy, and passion. This is my most earnest attempt to pass it on. Read More
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