Monthly Archives: December 2013

Do students know about Nelson Mandela?

That seems like a ridiculous question — how could you *not* know about Nelson Mandela? He died yesterday at age 95 and is being lauded on the front cover of news publications around the world.  He’s an inspiration to me … Continue reading

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Own your learning … and build your PLN

I just had an inspiring email interaction with Ian Johnson, a writer for The New Yorker.  Not long ago, we just read articles and maybe discussed them. Now, we have the opportunity to interact with authors. This email just came from Mr. Johnson … Continue reading

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Bringing The New Yorker to Life

The learning we will do during morning news sessions at Triangle Learning Community Middle School (TLC for short) will help students become “empathetic global citizens.” Here’s a great example, using a powerful piece I read this morning in The New … Continue reading

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