Engaging students in literature

Engaging students in literature

My name is Anne Chowne. I have been a teacher librarian for over 30 years. And I’m lucky enough to work in this beautiful, brand-new, purpose-built library. You have a nip around here, girls. There you go. For the first time, I’m actually working in a team with other staff in the library. We have […]

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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

Romanticism is one of the most important historical events of all time. Unlike a lot of what gets called history, romanticism isn’t a war or a piece of technology or a political event. It refers to the birth of a new set of ideas. It is about a mindset and a way of feeling. Romanticism […]

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Community Schools (National Final)

Community Schools (National Final)

All children are filled with light, fire, and wonder. Every child needs nurturing and care for their light to shine, their fire to burn, and their sense of wonder to expand. But right now, our nation remains divided by predictable patterns, high rates of violence, and a lack of connection. And in the middle of […]

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How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

I was 6 years old when I first enrolled in a U.S. school in the Rio Grande Valley. The classroom setup at my new school was different than the one I attended in Mexico. The truth is, everything I once knew was different. Instead of sitting in groups around a table, we sat in rows […]

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Did You Know? Shift Happens / Higher Education – Community College of Aurora

Did You Know? Shift Happens / Higher Education – Community College of Aurora

(“Right Here, Right Now” by Fatboy Slim)

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Community Begins with the Morning Meeting

Community Begins with the Morning Meeting

>>Teacher: The assassin’s going to start winking at people, and when they wink at someone, that person dies. And the detective’s job is to find out who the assassin is before everyone in the room dies.>>Narrator: In every middle school in Louisville, Kentucky, the day begins with a healthy dose of fun. For twenty minutes […]

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Jean Baudrillard. Cultural Identity and Politics. 2002 4/8

Jean Baudrillard. Cultural Identity and Politics. 2002 4/8

Baudrillard: Now why do you try to save culture? Culture is, as in modern organisation, not as in anthropological reality. As an anthropological reality, it generates itself and it perishes by itself. As animal species; it is a singularity. It has its birth and its death. And so it is, you don’t need to, to […]

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Parent Community Liaisons

Parent Community Liaisons

– Hello, my name is Rachel Garcia and I am a Parent Community Liaison. – Hi, my name is Vanessa Mendoza. – Hi, I’m Kelley Crone, and I’m one of the Parent Community Liaisons for District 50. – I’m her to help parents establish a great relationship with their teachers and school and community. – […]

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Community Means to Me

Community Means to Me

Community means your neighbors or your family or the library that’s close by or your school that’s close by. Cause it’s actually the whole entire earth. Because people are in the rain forest need to have trees that give us oxygen and medicine and other stuff. They don’t know that, so I … If they […]

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Duke Fuqua Community Connections – INDUS (South Asian Business Club)

Duke Fuqua Community Connections – INDUS (South Asian Business Club)

– Hi everyone, first of all thanks to everyone for joining us today. We are all a part of the INDUS cabinet here at Fuqua, and today we’re here to talk everything Fuqua and how INDUS is involved with this Fuqua community. We’re here to answer any of your questions, so feel free to send […]

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