Browsing All posts tagged under »Community«

Visual Literacy: Earthrise

May 19, 2020

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The truth is in a photograph: the earth from outer space.

Ask Where I’m A Local 

May 15, 2020

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History is real. Cultures are real,  but countries are invented.

Citizen Eater

May 6, 2020

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A few years ago, I had a number of Lunch Buddies–high school students who ate lunch in my classroom–who deemed my vegetarian diet “twigs and branches.” After a few months of lunching together, graduation open house season was (so suddenly, it seemed!) upon us. I have the loveliest memory of one, in particular… The student […]

A “People” Is From A Place

April 8, 2020

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It's all connected. How can we expect students to care about life on earth enough to help the human species survive if we teach them that nature is irrelevant for their lives?

Love In the Time of COVID19

March 16, 2020

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I hope that, rather than tone-policing my posts, my social media contacts will join me in the campaign to eradicate inaccurate information about health care on social media.

My Wish List for the U.S. in 2020

February 20, 2020

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As I look ahead to the 2020 Census and POTUS Election, I am thinking about the kind of community I want to live in and that I want for the youth and the coming generations.

Local Event Re: Sensible Gun Legislation

February 19, 2020

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On an average day, 96 Americans are killed by guns, and 75 preschoolers are shot dead each year in the United States. There are 22,000 gun suicides each year in the United States. Although mass shootings have the highest public visibility by virtue of news coverage, self-inflicted gun violence is the most common cause of […]