If You Can’t Give Students Zero, Give Them 1 or 0.1 Per Cent

In September 2012, Lynden Dorval, a physics teacher in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was fired for giving students a mark of zero for work that wasn’t handed in or tests not taken (CBC). It went against the school’s policy of not giving students zeroes, apparently, at Ross Sheppard High (and I’m sure at some other schools around the world).

Well, talk about STUPID school policies!

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What Would Be Your “Metta World Peace” Name?

Ron Artest, the basketball player currently known as Metta World Peace, changed his name in a tone of hypocrisy to try to cover up his violent past on and off the basketball court. He has been in brawls, is a repeat offender for dishing out nasty flagrant fouls, suspended for about 100 games and arrested on domestic violence. To call yourself Metta (Buddhist term meaning loving kindness and friendliness toward others) and sporting World Peace on your back doesn’t change who you are, even if it’s as powerful an advertisement as can be for a celebrity because your name gets called an awful lot! But if the world did see him in a new light because of his name, World Peace recently reminded us it’s all a facade with a six game suspension for almost taking the jaw off James Harden with an elbow.

But Ron does go around sporting World Peace on the back of his jersey, which prompts me to ask you this…

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Harry Potter Facebook Timeline Profile Cover Photos (High Quality)

This is a yet to be finished collection of Facebook Cover Photos for its Timeline Profile layout. There will be over 200 cover photos by the time I’m done, which I hope will be about March 5th. Please come back for more once in a while. After all, you can only use one at a time on your Facebook profile. 🙂

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