Living the Questions: Music for the Journey

by Kerry Dexter / Jul 17, 2018 /
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Living the questions: that's a philosophical concept – or at least, suggestion – which shows up in many ways people have tried to understand life across the centuries. Music is, or can be, a part of living with and through questions, both as companion and as source of ideas.

Often, in this series of stories, the idea of questions has come up. As unexpected changes continue in the world's political and social spheres, here are four more songs which have good questions at their heart.

5 Awesome Bulletin Board Decoration Ideas You Should Explore

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Do you want to make learning fun? If yes, then you need to think out of the box. You want to encourage your students to learn. One of the best ways to make education fun is by coming up with attractive classroom bulletin boards that enhance what they are studying, whether it is literature, nature's elements, sociology, history, math, etc.
 

Photographer of the Month: Nic Sagodic

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 16, 2018 /
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Nic Sagodic has been running his own landscaping business for about 5 years now. In his free time, Nic likes to skateboard, hike, hammock, and anything that has to do with the outdoors. Photography has given Nic many opportunities to meet new people, explore our beautiful country, and to make a living, too. 

Visiting Iceland: All you need to know about glaciers

The magic of a moving glacier is mesmerising. It's one of the main reasons people venture onto the small island of Iceland. 11% of the country is covered in ice, which accounts for a dozen icecaps and around 400 glaciers. 

Why Every Teacher Should Make Time for Travel

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Travel is a wonderful thing. It opens our eyes, our minds, and our hearts to a myriad of new places, people, and possibilities. It relieves us from the constraints of the everyday, of the nearby, and pushes our boundaries in new and exciting ways.

I’m firmly of the belief that everyone should travel. And that everyone should travel solo on at least one occasion (but that’s for another day). 

Make a Plan Before Going to Teach Abroad

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Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Teaching abroad will offer you the opportunity to fuel two of your passions: travel and helping people learn. Get your certificate and start looking for a job, because your students are waiting for you.
 
But before buying your airplane ticket, make sure you have done your research, and you are sure that this is what you want to do for the next chapter of your life.
 

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

by Heather Robinette / Jul 12, 2018 /
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Although I am not a huge tennis fan, I was lucky enough to be in London during Wimbledon, which takes place during the end of June to early July.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

Is your smartphone travel-ready?

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There are a bunch of things you can do to upgrade your smartphone before you go travelling to make your phone more than just a phone. We’ve compiled a list of our top phone hacks so you can make the most of your time away with minimal hassle. Take a look at our list to see what you can do with your smartphone.

Is your smartphone travel-ready?

5 Things to Do in Auckland for Educators

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Located on New Zealand's North Island, Auckland has a population of around 1.5 million. The University of Auckland was established in 1883, and the metro area is rife with arts, culture, history, and gustatorial opportunities. 

An Easy Guide to Understanding VAT: Understanding Taxes in London

by Heather Robinette / Jul 09, 2018 /
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In one of my past blogs called A Quick Guide on Spending Money in London, I discussed the coins, notes, exchange rate, debit/credit cards, and ATMs in London. Now, I want to look at the Value Added Tax (VAT), and what that means for you. Understanding the VAT tax will be very helpful in purchases you make while you are abroad.

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