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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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What Name do you Use for your New Colleague? What is Culturally Appropriate?

What name do you use when addressing people at work? If you come from a culture that highly values status, it may feel rude to use first names with someone who holds a higher position than you. Even as a teacher, I find many students have difficulty calling me Heather. They may use “teacher” or […]

Culture impacts parental control

Culture impacts parental control. Yes, as a parent, our cultural influences and the culture we live in have a tremendous influence on how much our kids listen to us and how we are able to discipline them.  And RUSSELL PETERS is one of the few people who can explain this in a way we all […]

Great Canadian Song by Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage refers to a sea route through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America. This route travels through the waterways of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago which connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Northwest Passage is one of Stan Rogers’ best-known songs. An a capella song, it refers to the early […]

Homophone or Homophobe? Either way, we are all Homosapiens.

 

It’s hard to imagine a school that professes to teach grammar firing someone over using the word homophone in an education blog. If the homophone is related to a ‘gay agenda’, then maybe so is homosapien? (Don’t worry, the article does explain what a homophone is. Let’s just hope you are not an English school […]

Who Get’s Hired – Things to Consider before Going to your Job Interview

Many characteristics that you may not have considered to be relevant are influential in deciding which candidates get hired after the job interview process.  The following article discusses some of these unexpected aspects which may make or break your job interview. Useful for anyone to know…

 
Who gets hired: Why employers select one candidate over […]

Your language could affect your finances and your health! How language affects your behaviour.

Your language could be influencing your financial health.

In this video, Keith Chen gives a very interesting Ted Talk on how language affects how you view the relationship between the past, present and future. For many English speakers, as well as those from many other linguistic backgrounds, it may seem strange that some languages don’t […]

Does Having a Speech Therapy Background Mean you can Teach Accent Better?

People who want to work on their accent sometimes choose to go to a speech language pathologist (speech therapy) who has specialized in accent modification. One reason for this is that some private medical plans cover up to 85% of the costs of working with a speech language pathologist, as they are officially called. […]