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Crazy times – Together and apart

During the past week I received the following in a WhatsApp from one of my friends. I do not know who wrote it, but I think it is an excellent description of the current situation.

“Never have I seen such a mess in life
The air is pure but wearing a mask is mandatory
Roads are empty but it is impossible to go on a long drive
People have clean hands but there is a ban on shaking hands
Friends have time to sit together but they cannot get together
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Online reality

Laptop, Technology, Economy, Work, Online

Laptop, Technology, Economy, Work, OnlineWhen I started teaching about fourty years ago, we had no idea that we would one day have a computer in the school that would be able to perform certain administrative tasks. Yet about 15 years later the school had its own computer and we need not write each student’s report card anymore. It was printed on the computer, yet only those teachers trained for it were allowed to work on the computer.

Computers came to stay

We all realized that computers came to stay and I had the privilege ... continue reading