From Kartli, with love: impressions of Georgia

"Which one do you like better? Georgia or Armenia" was the first question our Armenian friends asked after we moved to teach at another international school in Tbilisi. Now, do you really expect me to answer this culturally insensitive question at a face-to-face encounter? Do you think it is a wise question to answer in …

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A note on hidden curriculum

A NOTE ON THE HIDDEN CURRICULUM: While these techniques enforce efficiency, conformity, and routine, my current view is that these virtues are necessary in any school system if it want to achieve results. Not only this, but I've been convinced by Angela Duckworth and other psychologists that discipline and grit really matter in life (See …

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