Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sports Scene: Del Harris Pays a Visit

September 12, 2010 Yesterday we had a visit from Del Harris, 35 years an NBA coach and also coach of four different international teams (Canada, China Puerto Rico and the United States).  Years ago he started as a high school … Continue reading

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Sports Scene: It’s Participation That’s Important

September 5, 2010 Yesterday (Saturday) was a first full day of competition for Earlham’s athletics teams.  It was a perfect weather day: not too hot, sunny with puffy clouds. Our women’s Field Hockey season defeated Transylvania 2-1 for their second … Continue reading

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Class of 2014

September 4, 2010 I’m a little late with this post, but I’m still learning how to post photos on this blog.  (Old dogs can learn new tricks.)  When I welcomed the class of 2014 on August 20, I took a … Continue reading

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Assessing Learning: Laughing At Testing

September 2, 2010 Warning, the language here gets a little out of bounds, but it is funny, and it does nicely skewer a popular objection to testing students to find out whether they are learning. Hey, it’s The Onion at … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Mary Rhoads (’33)

September 1, 2010 She loves words, spirituality and peace: sounds like an Earlhamite to me.  And she just turned 100.  Here’s the article from The Southern Chester County (PA) Weeklies. By Chris Barber Mary Rhoads turned 100 on Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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