Tag: Teachers

“Actually it’s pretty chill”: taking and giving online education

standplaatswereld , January 27th, 2021

by Anne and Freek Colombijn The Corona lockdown has forced schools and universities to switch to online teaching. While we recognize the often justified complaints voiced by many…

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Interview with Perry Gilmore about “Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki”

Alma Gottlieb , May 15th, 2017

Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki chronicles a charming and, indeed, remarkable friendship that developed between two five-year-old boys—one (Sadiki), the son of a traditionally…

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The Joys–and Uses–of Teaching Anthropology

Alma Gottlieb , February 15th, 2017

Yes, I’ve retired from full-time teaching.  Yes, I sometimes miss it, and may well return to the classroom from time to time. For now, I was tickled to…

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An Open Letter to My Grandchildren

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016

Dear Dean and Mona,   At four years old and ten months old, you are both too young to understand why the grown-ups around you keep talking about…

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