What we are thankful for

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, a holiday we mark usually by cooking and communing with family and friends. It is also traditional, when gathered, to share the things we are thankful for. We are thankful for our students and partners — from whom we also learn and through whom our work derives value. … Read More …

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The Weekend Assignment: Data

The last Weekend Assignment focused on the theme of education, in which we discovered how the ancient Spartans provided the same level of education no matter the social standing of the individual. The Spartan women were also educated, unlike their Athenian counterparts. They could also own property and inherit wealth. In 1852 Massachusetts was the … Read More …

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The Weekend Assignment: Education

Last weekend’s assignment focused on the theme of socialization, and with the #FridayFact we learned that in ancient mesopotamia inscribed clay tablets were used to promote advanced farming techniques. This early form of public relations helped push their society forward and become more productive. Another interesting fact around socialization concerns the social behaviour of dolphins … Read More …

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