Monthly Archives: February 2013

Will Ken be elected to Kenya’s Parliament?

This is my good friend, Ken Okoth: Ken lives in Kenya, and he will be visiting Triangle Learning Community middle school for at least eight video-conference sessions over the course of the 2013-14 school year. By visiting with us on … Continue reading

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Let students own the learning

An amazing educator named Denise Krebs wrote a blog post you should read — A Year of Genius Hour — What Have I Learned? When Denise gave her middle school students license to be geniuses — to determine, for at least … Continue reading

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Learning about the world can be more fun than summer camp

I just read a fun review of a summer camp in the most recent issue of Durham Magazine, and I saw several other exciting ads for summer learning as well… It struck me that there’s a contrast between “summer learning,” … Continue reading

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Connecting MLK to Gandhi

The Washington Post has a great feature called “Day in Photos.”  It’s a collection of compelling pictures from around the world.  Here’s a link to the photos from Jan 31, 2013 (sorry, you have to watch a short ad before you … Continue reading

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