Monthly Archives: July 2012

Empathizing with Iraq’s Bombings

I’m still wrapping my mind around the idea that more than 100 people were killed in a coordinated series of attacks throughout Iraq yesterday. This 10-minute video is an example of how we might approach such an event at Triangle … Continue reading

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Reading the Monday Morning News

This morning’s Washington Post gave me a chance to make a 7-minute screen cast of how students at Triangle Learning Community middle school would use a news article as an opportunity to learn about the world. We would also look … Continue reading

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A typical morning at TLC middle school

Students at Triangle Learning Community Middle School will begin most mornings by reading the news from a variety of sources — New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, NPR, etc… Each time a student reads an article, she or he will … Continue reading

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Nukes in North Carolina?

This morning, at breakfast, I discovered that two hydrogen bombs were ACCIDENTALLY dropped on a village in North Carolina about 60 miles from where I live now. Granted, this happened in 1961, but it’s still disconcerting — especially since some … Continue reading

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