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Technology in Schools?

Snippets 203.  How much technology should be used in schools?  Is it ok for children to be using ipads, or accessing the internet, while at school?  That’s a modern debate, but the worries behind it might not be so modern … Continue reading

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A Schoolboy Comedian’s Prank (Snippets 40)

Charles Mathews (1776-1835) was an English comedian, known chiefly for his impressions, and for playing many different characters in one performance (see also Katie’s Pick of Punch 5.  His memoirs were published posthumously in 1839 by his widow.  Autobiographical writing … Continue reading

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