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The Impact of 9/11 on My Work as a Teacher in Saudi Arabia

3 pages | 600 words

This essay discusses the author's experience as a teacher in Saudi Arabia, including the changes that occurred after 9/11 and the challenges of teaching mathematics under a rote learning curriculum. The author also describes starting a soccer club for his students and the importance of free education in Saudi Arabia.

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Karen Springen’s “Why We Tuned Out”: The Case for Shielding Children from Television

2 pages | 370 words

Karen Springen's article "Why We Tuned Out" makes a case for why shielding children from television is preferable to allowing them unrestricted access. She cites several studies to support her claim that television viewing is detrimental to children's development and quotes experts who share her opinion.

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