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Simon Soloveychik

Simon L'vovich Soloveychik was a Russian publicist and social philosopher. Simon Soloveychik was born in a Jewish family, his father, Lev I. Soloveychik, was editor and administrator at the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper, managed the Moscow-based Voienizdat publishing house. After graduating from the Philology Department of Moscow State University in 1953 Simon worked as a boys and girls scouts leader, a secondary school teacher, a correspondent of Pioneer magazine. In 1960 he worked for the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, where he launched a wide theme named "Aly parus", where he published articles on humanism and morality. In mid-1980 he initiated a new scientific-practical pedagogical movement - pedagogy of cooperation. From that perspective upbringing of a child was considered not as an influence upon a child but as a dialog between educator and a student, he regularly published pedagogical articles in the Novoe vremya magazine. In 1992 Soloveychik founded and lead the newspaper Pervoe sentyabrya, which promoted humanistic pedagogical ideas.

In 1994 Simon Soloveychik wrote the manifest "Chelovek Svobodny", in which he and wrote the basic philosophical ideas of upbringing of a free man, he gave definitions of such concepts as internal freedom and conscience, explained what a free child is, what a free school is, what the way to raising free men is. The main work of his life is his book Pedagogika dlya vseh, where he shared his philosophical insights on the goals and conditions of parenting free children. According to Soloveychik, parenting is the science about the art of upbringing children; the main idea in upbringing is. "Soloveychik was a classic member of the Russian intelligentsia, focused on underlying ideas and their significance, rather than on what was practical or expedient. He wrote always in defense of teachers and their work... The organizing idea of Soloveychik's work was expressed in a remark he … made to a visiting American educator who wanted Soloveychik's reaction to some new psychological theory. "You know," said Simon L'vovich, "everyone thinks that the essence of pedagogy is in psychology, but it's not.

The essence of pedagogy is in ethics." It would be a fitting epitaph for this courageous writer and intellectual." — from obituary by Stephen Kerr 10/18/96 Links to Russian sources about Soloveychik's works Leaders and prominent figures in Russian educational reform, 1985-1995 Obituary by Stephen Kerr Helping parents raising free children — informational site introducing humanitarian ideas of Soloveychik's book Parenting For Everyone, English version

Maple Creek (provincial electoral district)

Maple Creek is a former provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of the province of Saskatchewan, centered on the town of Maple Creek. This district was one of 25 created for the 1st Saskatchewan general election in 1905, it was dissolved and merged with part of the Shaunavon riding before the 23rd Saskatchewan general election in 1995 to form the constituency of Cypress Hills. A federal electoral district in the same area existed from 1914 to 1953. Maple Creek – Northwest Territories territorial electoral district. Electoral district List of Saskatchewan provincial electoral districts List of Saskatchewan general elections List of political parties in Saskatchewan Maple Creek, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Archives Board – Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division

2015 Buffalo Bulls football team

The 2015 Buffalo Bulls football team represented the University at Buffalo in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bulls were led by first-year head coach Lance Leipold; the team played their home games at University at Buffalo Stadium and competed as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 3 -- 5 in MAC play to finish in fourth place in the East Division. Schedule Source: In their first game of the season, the Bulls won, 51–14 over the Albany Great Danes. In their second game of the season, the Bulls lost, 27–14 to the Penn State Nittany Lions. In their third game of the season, the Bulls won, 33–15 over the Florida Atlantic Owls. In their fourth game of the season, the Bulls lost, 24–21 to the Nevada Wolf Pack. In their fifth game of the season, the Bulls lost, 28–22 to the Bowling Green Falcons. In their sixth game of the season, the Bulls lost, 51–14 to the Central Michigan Chippewas. In their seventh game of the season, the Bulls won, 41–17 over the Ohio Bobcats.

In their eighth game of the season, the Bulls won, 29–24 over the Miami RedHawks. In their ninth game of the season, the Bulls won, 18–17 over the Kent State Golden Flashes. In their tenth game of the season, the Bulls lost, 41–30 to the Northern Illinois Huskies. In their eleventh game of the season, the Bulls lost, 42–21 to the Akron Zips. In their twelfth game of the season, the Bulls lost, 31–26 to the Massachusetts Minutemen

Morris Township, Stevens County, Minnesota

Morris Township is a township in Stevens County, United States. The population was 574 at the 2000 census. Morris Township was established in 1871. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.8 square miles. As of the census of 2000, there were 574 people, 194 households, 157 families residing in the township; the population density was 17.3 people per square mile. There were 201 housing units at an average density of 6.0/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 97.56% White, 0.52% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 1.57% from two or more races. There were 194 households out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.8% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.6% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.31. In the township the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males. The median income for a household in the township was $49,904, the median income for a family was $56,875. Males had a median income of $34,625 versus $26,364 for females; the per capita income for the township was $19,630. About 2.3% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over

Free factor complex

In mathematics, the free factor complex is a free group counterpart of the notion of the curve complex of a finite type surface. The free factor complex was introduced in a 1998 paper of Hatcher and Vogtmann. Like the curve complex, the free factor complex is known to be Gromov-hyperbolic; the free factor complex plays a significant role in the study of large-scale geometry of Out ⁡. For a free group G a proper free factor of G is a subgroup A ≤ G such that A ≠, A ≠ G and that there exists a subgroup B ≤ G such that G = A ∗ B. Let n ≥ 3 be an integer and let F n be the free group of rank n; the free factor complex F n for F n is a simplicial complex where: The 0-cells are the conjugacy classes in F n of proper free factors of F n, F n =. For k ≥ 1, a k -simplex in F n is a collection of k + 1 distinct 0-cells ⊂ F n such that there exist free factors A 0, A 1, …, A k of F n such that v i = A i for i = 0, 1, …, k, that A 0 ≤ A 1 ≤ ⋯ ≤ A k.. In particular, a 1-cell is a collection of two distinct 0-cells where A, B ≤ F n are proper free factors of F n such that A ⪇ B.

For n = 2 the above definition produces a complex with no k -cells of dimension k ≥ 1. Therefore, F 2 is defined differently. One still defines F 2 to be the set of conjugacy classes of proper free factors of F 2. Two distinct 0-simplices ⊂ F 2 determine a 1-simplex in F 2 if and only if there exists a free basis a, b of F 2 such that v 0 =, v 1 =; the complex F 2 has no k -cells of dimension k ≥ 2. For n ≥ 2 the 1-skeleton F n is c