Gotta Find a Home: Conversations with Street People

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image007   I am so excited to be working with author, Dennis Cardiff on his book,   Gotta Find a Home: Conversations with Street People. As I edit and work on layout, I have been drawn into the world that Dennis ventures into every day. The friends on the street that he has made feel like my friends now. Their stories will shock you, upset you, and ultimately make you love them all. Join us on Facebook , Twitter , or this blog to stay updated on the publication of this must read book!

(cover is in development stage; this cover is just a placeholder)

An excerpt from the introduction,

“I can’t do much for these people except to show them love, compassion, an ear to listen, perhaps a breakfast sandwich and a coffee. I want to do more. To know them is to love them. What was seen cannot be unseen.

I…

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Teaching about Earth Day

Connected Teaching and Learning

Background

eday5Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network,[1] and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.[2] In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace, to first be celebrated on March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. (Wikipedia)

Earth day 2014, Green Cities

The theme for Earth Day 2014 is Green cities. The focus is on three key elements – buildings, energy and transportation.

Lesson plan

  1. SustainableLook at the information on this web-page and in groups of 3 decide on which area you think is most important for your city.
  2. Depending on your…

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El aprender de los innovadores y el desaprender de los disruptivos… ¿convergentes o divergentes?

juandon. Innovación y conocimiento

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Entre mis RSS favoritos, como saben tengo a Harold Jarche en el tema de la gestión y dinámico de grupos y “organizaciones”, aunque creo que empecé antes que él, lo mio viene de 1987, en un master que realicé por el Ministerio de Educación en Valladolid (España) y des de entonces todas mis ideas vienen de la p¡misma raiz: cómo las personas viven en comunidades, en red, como lo diría Manuel Castells, en “tribus “…Es un periodo histórico caracterizado por una revolución tecnológica centrada en las tecnologías digitales de información y comunicación, concomitante, pero no causante, con la emergencia de una estructura social en red, en todos los ámbitos de la actividad humana, y con la interdependencia global de dicha actividad.

Es un proceso de transformación multidimensional que es a la vez incluyente y excluyente en función de los valores e intereses dominantes en cada proceso, en…

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