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Postmodern picture-books: To what extent do they interplay between text, image and child’s knowledge of other texts?

  Sharon Goodman writes that postmodern picture-books refer to those that employ some, or all, of a ‘loose cluster’ of characteristics; including ‘play’ with words and images, ‘transgression’ from the norm and ‘irony’ (Goodman, 2009, p.235). Postmodern picture-books will also

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Responsibility of mothers when raising a child

Mothers have a pivotal role in helping a child grow into a responsible person. Due to this reason, a mother’s responsibilities when raising a child become paramount. Each step and decision that a mother makes will have significant impact on

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Should kids be able to vote?

Introduction In their work, Clinard and Meier (2011), define a kid (child or infant) as someone who has not attained a maturity age. However, the scope of this definition does not present a precise picture of what real kids are.

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Do you think enough attention is given to physical education in schools?

Throughout the history of its evolution, pedagogical philosophy gave rise to many thoughts and ideas concerning the upbringing of children and the essence of a proper educational environment. However, the views of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi appeal the most to my

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Life is Better than It Was 50 Years Ago

Change in life is inevitable and 50 years, for sure, is a long time to evaluate this change. The last 50 years have seen high tide of social, economic, technological and medical development. There have been major medical breakthroughs. 50

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Does our society allow women to assume masculine roles more readily than it allows males to assume roles traditionally called feminine?

Traditionally, in our society, males are viewed as assertive, tough, and more focused on material success than females. Females, on the other hand, are expected to be more modest, tender, and concerned with the quality of life (Hofstede, 2001). There

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Conversation you have had that changed your perspective

Attitude and perspective have got the power to change anything. My attitude and perspective were changed six months ago while talking to my mother about my health condition. During my childhood days, I have visited many temples and had a

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Select any issue that is of importance to you and discuss your views

During the early days of my attendance to The Feast, one of the powerful phrases that I remember was that once we have decided to let God enter our life, be ready, because there will be no area in our

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How a piece of art has had a significant impact on your intellectual development and your appreciation of the fine arts

When a saxophone is mentioned, its name instinctively creates an image of a soothing sound commonly associated with jazz music. It is a unique instrument that has played a vital role in transforming the sound of music. The saxophone is

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Who are the people who have done the most to influence your personal development and in what ways were they influential

Many factors shape the kind of lives people live. Among such factors, experiences with some people, either direct or indirect, have special impact on people’s future lives. In my life, several people have been crucial. Among them, my mother and

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