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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Quote of the Day

“What’s been happening here,” said Jamil Mroue, a Lebanese newspaper publisher who now makes his home in Abu Dhabi, “is that the Emirates have turned into an incubator for new ideas and fresh thinking. The ancient seats of Arab learning - Cairo, Damascus, Baghdad - have nothing new to contribute.”... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Glenn Beck wears black 'Mickey Mouse' Converse on the air!

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Saturday, April 11, 2009

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

"...I was born about ten thousand years ago, there ain't nothin' in this world that i don't know, I saw Peter, Paul and Moses playing 'Ring Around the Roses' and I'll whip the man who says it isn't so..." -Chad Mitchell Trio Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” -Debater at Education conference in Dubai. Reuters Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Quote of the Day...

"...In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms." -Brown v. Board of Ed. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Quote of the Day...

"[Reading] tests are not testing comprehension strategies, as the states and test-makers suppose. They are testing comprehension..." E.D. Hirsch, 2007 The Knowledge Deficit Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"...strange how you never know; we'd both gotten what we'd asked for such a long, long time ago..." -Harry Chapin Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Quote of the Day...

"The consensus of all researchers is that indirect, implicit learning is by far the main mode of ioncreasing one's vocabulary." E.D. Hirsch, Mr. Explicit Direct Instruction himself. The Knowledge Deficit, 2006 Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Foreign policy experts can promote one doctrine or another, but this energetic and ambitious response -- amid economic crisis and war weariness -- says something profound about America's DNA. -David Brooks after last week's trip to Afghanistan Washington Post online Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

QUOTE OF THE DAY -- CEO at General Motors to Resign

"We are anticipating an announcement soon from the Administration regarding the restructuring of the U.S. auto industry. We continue to work closely with members of the Task Force and it would not be appropriate for us to speculate on the content of any announcement," spokesperson for GM. Drudge Sign in to see full entry.

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