The purpose of COP is to foster ambition among the earth’s countries to act upon the climate crisis. Currently, the less powerful, less developed nations that did very little to contribute to the problem are those who are suffering the effects of climate change most severely.
Staring extinction in the face is a dismal affair. Extinction has a soft, leathery nose, is covered in thick black hair over pink skin, and has an affinity for bananas.
“Seven Stanzas at Easter” was written by John Updike and has become a much-loved poem.
As we come to Good Friday, the end of Lent and a recounting of Jesus’ sufferings, I have to ask the question of “What is Good?”
In the early childhood years, so much growth and development occurs. It truly is the foundation for the formal learning that happens later in life.
I have known for years that lecturing is a poor way to teach but I couldn’t tear myself away from the pattern of information transfer that I had honed for so many years. If I understand the concepts and can explain them well, why don’t students pick them up more readily?