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Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe Officially the semester is just beginning; 4 days, 2 classes and the unwanted issues that comes with studying as already begun. Unofficially my third semester begun a month ago, when I begun my Teaching Practice 1 and 2. I was determined to finish my programme in a year and be ready … Continue reading Education: Post Graduate in Education – Class…its like watching paint dry – Semester 3

Is university for everyone?

The Sixth Form/High School socialist agenda dictate that students under the age of 18 are all universally encouraged to graduate their education onto a university environment. The university culture – students of reasonably the same age trying to attain a degree – should be the perfect environment to stimulate interest in academia. But the detrimental … Continue reading Is university for everyone?

Education : Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Reasons for Teaching

It was time for another class. Yes, I was still looking forward to these long sessions in Psychology of Teaching & Learning class. So far, I was gaining an education; learning about learners and the people who taught them. In our second class we reviewed a very popular question. I am sure many of you have … Continue reading Education : Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Reasons for Teaching

Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Day 1

Psychology is one of my favorite subjects. I love the idea of learning about human behavior and understanding the underlying motivation behind people's actions. It is like having access to their secrets without them knowing. I find on occasion people are in denial, having a blind spot, and they themselves not knowing their true desires, … Continue reading Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Day 1

What’s up with Usain Bolt’s hamstring: Will he be ready for the London 2012 Olympics?

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe It is summer and it is an Olympic year summer; that means the news and buzz will be around the top athletes in sports. The biggest thus far is Usain Bolt and this week, the world will be wondering 'what's up with Usain's … Continue reading What’s up with Usain Bolt’s hamstring: Will he be ready for the London 2012 Olympics?

Jamaica National Trials 2012: Sherone Simpson upset Veronica Campbell-Brown in 200m finals

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe And the winner is…wait is that Sherone Simpson blazing into second place pass Veronica Campbell-Brown, in the Jamaica National Trials 200 metres final? Now that was the biggest upset of the Senior Championships 2012. Everyone expected Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce to take both the … Continue reading Jamaica National Trials 2012: Sherone Simpson upset Veronica Campbell-Brown in 200m finals

Jamaica National Trials 2012: Seeking emancipation for Veronica Campbell-Brown and Usain Bolt in 200m

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe The Jamaica National Trials continued on June 30, 2012 with the 200 metres semi finals for both men and women. These races are expected to be the second chance that Usain Bolt and Veronica Campbell-Brown needs to dominate and prove themselves, as still … Continue reading Jamaica National Trials 2012: Seeking emancipation for Veronica Campbell-Brown and Usain Bolt in 200m