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Flip that classroom!

Oh well – so much for every day blogging!! At least I am “every-prompt” blogging. Well, almost every prompt!

Yesterday’s prompt was about learning trends, and which ones capture my attention. 749 more words

Summer Institute 2014 Highlights

Did you attend the 2014 Best Practices Summer Institute? If you did, then you will love taking a walk down memory lane with this highlight video. 28 more words


Season 2

Previously, on “The Chronicles of Cheng Laoshi”:

First, I spent three weeks of summer vacation trekking across China’s southwest Yunnan Province, a region famous for its constantly cool temperatures, (often exploited and fetishized) ethnic minorities, and lush scenery. 1,132 more words

Meeting 6: Civics, Immigration and Kimchi Burritos

Professor Eric Liu came to speak with the Summer Institute on a myriad of subjects. Given his extensive knowledge in many areas, the students took advantage and asked him questions on immigration, civic knowledge, income inequality and a host of other subjects. 525 more words

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Putin and Erdoğan: Seeing Double

High school student Janani Rangarajan shares her reactions and analysis of week four’s lesson on Turkey. 

The political trajectories of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia have several parallels. 849 more words