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Outdoor Education. In Alaska? An Interview with Erika Horn

When I read Erika’s about outdoor education–in Alaska?!–I was intrigued.   I can see the value of more self-directed learning/unstructured play for elementary aged children, and the “apprenticeship’ aspect of learning a trade or career for high school students.   Holding classes outdoors can also teach skills, such as caring for or helping others, teamwork […]

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Digital storytelling is not History

After completing this course, I am incredibly excited to use some of the tools and skills that I have learned in my classroom. One of the biggest challenges I have with implementing a new online tool in my class is that I often don’t have a lot of extra time to teach the students how […]

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Interview with Deana Waters

Since, we do not meet regularly and we have busy schedules especially this time of year, I opted to do a google form for my interview with Deana.   (Thanks for the suggestion Rebecca Williams.) .   I have trimmed the interview down to the questions that elicited the most interesting responses.      

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time line introduction

In the year 2019, the world had about 7 billion people in it. That means that every second, 5 people are born. Concurrently, every two seconds two people die. So, if I calculate correctly, we are adding three people to the world every single second. How do we keep up with these demands? What is […]

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