Komitas is a genius

Michael Church, in The Guardian: "For Armenians, music is memory. And whenever they gather to honour their dead, the songs they sing are by the composer who speaks for the soul of their nation, Komitas Vardapet. He himself was a victim of the 1915 persecution, and though he survived physically, he was driven into madness …

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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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