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Faith and Experience in Education: Essays from Quaker Perspectives

Edited by Don Rowe and Anne Watson. Trentham Books, 2018. 256 pages. $41.95/paperback or eBook. As an early childhood teacher, [鈥

Sharlee DiMenichi is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. She has taught preschool and elementary school and is currently an English as a second language instructor.

Posted in: June/July 2019 Books, June/July 2019: Food Choices, Quaker Book Reviews
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Writing Opp: Friends in Africa (due July 8, 2019)

Half of the world鈥檚 Friends live in Africa; Kenya alone has almost twice as many Friends as the United States. [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal.

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Writing for Open Issues (next: Sept 2019)

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal. This piece originally written May 2018.

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Student Voices Project

This year we asked Quaker鈥恆ffiliated students to write about competition in their lives.

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A Homeschooler鈥檚 Point of View on Competition

My whole life I have been raised as a Quaker homeschooler, so I have not been placed into different classes [鈥

Finn Rae Kyrie, Grade 6/7, Homeschool in Driftless Area, Wis., attender of Madison (Wis.) Meeting

Posted in: Friendly Competition?, Student Voices Project, Student Voices Project 2019
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Hazel-Mariani

A Tool or a Weapon

The Quaker approach to competition has influenced my life greatly. From my experiences, I鈥檝e learned that competition can be utilized [鈥

Hazel Mariani, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

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One Big Problem

There鈥檚 one big problem I notice that relates to competition, and it is caused by masculinity. It鈥檚 a problem not [鈥

Casey Smothers, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Felicity-Medina

High School Hierarchy

I cried yesterday. I was sobbing: red, wet, puffy, and gross because of the academic competition I face in school [鈥

Felicity Medina, Grade 9, Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pa.

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Loosening Our Blindfolds

The main point of a competition is to see who is better in a certain arena. Equality is emphasizing and [鈥

Tara Prakash, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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Community of Numeric Competitors

I came home, excited after a day full of learning, to find my mother waiting for me at the door [鈥

Ilaria Luna, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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