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Presidential Medals of Freedom, Bullets, and Fires from Ferguson: A Window Seat in Chile

Talk about a moment of feeling surreal. I arrived to my office in Chile, the next day after the devastating Monday, November 24th announcement that a convened grand jury panel decided that Officer Darren Wilson would face no charges relative to the brutal shooting death of an unarmed black teenager (Michael Brown), in Ferguson, MO.  1,028 more words

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Plenty to be thankful for

My visit to the El Rio Learning Center today reaffirmed that the College provides access to a phenomenally wide spectrum of community members.

I met students in a… 215 more words

School-ing and Group-work

Schools are designed on the assumption that there is a secret to everything in life; that the quality of life depends on knowing that secret; that secrets can be known only in orderly successions; and that only teachers can properly reveal these secrets. 477 more words

Social Justice

Changing the perspectives: Initiating Dialogue on the Commemoration of WWI in Europe

Keynote speech at Remembering for the Future Conference by Sven Tetzlaff, Körber-Stiftung Germany

“There are very different perceptions of World War I in Europe. However, even if each country’s culture of memory handles the war very differently, a transnational understanding of this history can be found. 2,702 more words

World War I Remembrance

"E" is for "Experiential"

We are sense-making beings.  When something happens in our lives we construct a story or a narrative that helps us to make sense of what happened. 296 more words