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Why Do Students Cringe When Balloons Are Popped In the Classroom?
This “fight or flight” mechanism is built into all humans, but is oddly absent from those in positions of power, making them better leaders and/or teachers. As teachers, popping balloons is as natural as using present perfect tense to describe … Continue reading
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Why Do Pencils In Japan Not Have Erasers?
In Japan, it is rare to have a pencil with an attached eraser. An eraser company by the name of Momo has successfully lobbied the Japanese government to make it illegal based on safety concerns. Other countries are little behind … Continue reading
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