If you’re like me and COVID-19 has sparked your interest in understanding viruses and previous pandemics, then look no further than The Great Influenza by John M. Barry. This is a book that looks back at another global pandemic that happened just over a century ago. The book explores the…

Taliban in the Presidential Palace

What is happening right now in Afghanistan is incredibly tragic, and it is heartbreaking to watch the videos of the Afghans clinging to the side of the C-17s and swarming the tarmac, desperate to escape the Taliban. I especially feel for those who worked alongside other Western governments and us…

Personal Reflection

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Vignette 1: Descriptive Reflection

In the video that I viewed, there is a class of six boys and a male teacher. The students are sitting in rows, two by three, at individual desks. The class is about to…

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Literature Circle Reflection

Literature circles are usually small groups of people who, through self-determination, take on different roles such as creative connector and develop an activity or set of questions that promote dialogue within the group (Herrera and Kidwell, 2018). …

Erik Ford

Post-graduate student at the University of Sydney, enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Primary) Program. I was previously an undergraduate at UWS enrolled in IR

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