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Homework: is it worth the hassle? Like all teachers, I’ve spent many hours correcting homework. Yet there’s a debate over whether we should be setting it at all. I teach both primary and secondary, and regularly find myself drawn into the argument on the reasoning behind it – parents, and sometimes colleagues, question its validity. Parent-teacher interviews can become consumed by how much trouble students have completing assignments.
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KVK, Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog - English Meta search interface for more than 500 million books and serials in library and book trade catalogs worldwide. More ... About KVK KVK News (in German) The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day. And the one sight that always makes me linger over a webpage is rows and rows of neatly organized books. So, in an effort to draw more like-minded read here to my little blog, I decided to round-up a gallery of photos of some of the most beautiful libraries I’ve ever seen photos of.
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