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Twitter for a digital immigrant

Finally, I am a twitter nut!  Ordinarily I am the first one in line for the latest and the greatest, but twitter has simply eluded my comprehension. Twitter has made me feel like a visitor to a foreign land where … Continue reading

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To the lawmakers

I have recently discovered an amazing performance poet, Lauren Zuniga.  Her video, which I have embedded here, is powerful and amazing, and expresses in just a few minutes what many have attempted to convey for a number of years.  Take … Continue reading

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Reflections on the challenges of participatory democracy

For many years I have been thinking about the challenges of Peace & Power, and other forms of participatory democracy, and the “Occupy” movement has intensified my thinking about all of this. I live right next door to a vacant … Continue reading

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What teachers make – Taylor Mali

I have shared another version of this video several places so if you are following this blog and have already seen it, you can skip it!  But then you just might want to see it again!  Now it is time … Continue reading

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