Learning by Doing’ seen in action

June 21, 2017

According to the “classical” way of teaching, the teacher has all the knowledge and teaches with a certain number of established theories developed over time, with the help of illustrations and demonstrations while the learner, typically the student, merely sits and passively acquires knowledge.

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The Many Benefits of Massage

June 20, 2017

Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being Adapted from an article written by the Mayo Clinic Staff Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals, health and wellness fairs, farmers markets, malls and even airports. Some massage therapists will also conduct house visits! If you have never…

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Research and Researchers Which Expose the Myth of Teacher Qualifications

June 15, 2017

As the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) continues to build its homeschooling service, it is also engaged in the process of educating parents interested in schooling their children at home on the its history. The AHF constantly does research on the most modern, tried and proven techniques utilized by other countries and educators in education and its application.

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Leonard Howell – The Original Gong …. The First Rasta.

June 15, 2017

In 1981 Leonard Percival (The Gong) Howell passed from this life and entered the ancestral realm. This was incidently the same year that Robert “Bob (Tuff Gong)” Marley entered the ancestral realm. There was however a great difference between the passing of these two Rasses. Whilst Bob Marley received worldwide acclaim, Leonard Howell’s passing did not register anywhere, except amongst his family and friends. You may ask why is this…

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Why We Need To Abandon Subjects And Focus On Big Picture Learning

June 8, 2017

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” — Wayne Dyer I think we got it all wrong in education. Consider this. We always talk about connecting the classroom (the instruction, the subject area, the concepts etc.) to the real world. But, doesn’t it make more sense to take what’s happening in the real…

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I Am Not Your Negro

June 7, 2017

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, “Remember This House.” The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the…

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Malcolm X in the 21st century

May 23, 2017

The revolutionary pan-Africanist would have been 92 years last week. His struggles for the liberation of Black people from imperialism and its twin, racism, remain as relevant and inspirational as ever.

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What the Removal of White Supremacist Monuments Means to My Students

May 17, 2017

Jefferson Davis monument being removed in New Orleans. Photo by Abdul Aziz, courtesy of Abdul Aziz. On December 17, 2015, the New Orleans City Council voted to remove four monuments to white supremacy. Several depict slave-owners, including Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy during the Civil War. The ongoing removal of the monuments—done at night by city workers in bulletproof vests following threats of violence—has largely been credited to…

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