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Ecological Literacy: Reflections

In January, our Global Issues class looked heavily at the concept of ecological literacy. Here are some refections from our collective and individual experiences. These reflections consisted of “mini” PechaKucha presentations, whereby learners created 10 slides which moved every 20 seconds (10×20) in order to present their arguments. 37 more words

The Road Not Taken: Finding American in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong--David Orr

I adore Robert Frost.  As salutatorian of my high school class, I chose “The Road Not Taken” as the jumping off point for my speech at graduation.   489 more words

The Road Not Taken (Review)

When you see a hardcover version of David Orr’s new book, right away, you notice the transparent dust cover.  The title, The Road Not Taken and the author’s name is printed in red. 617 more words

Cultural Highlights

Best Poetry

David Orr writes about the best books of poetry published in 2015. Interestingly, Orr must follow editorial policy and not include a few excellent contemporary poets because the… 322 more words


weekend reading

This weekend, after the chimney has returned to its normal behavior, set aside some time for The New York Times Sunday Book Review. This last Sunday of the year, December 27, 2015, will be devoted to all things poetry: “new and selected collections, and works about poets,” according to Book Review editor, Pamela Paul. 37 more words


Sustainability & the Environment

For those folks in the Post Baccalaureate programme at the University of Winnipeg or for those teachers thinking of heading back, here is a preview of a course I will be facilitating in the Winter term. 536 more words


"Draw Out" the Goodness

Since a number of you who will read this know very little about who I am, I thought it would be important to share a cornerstone piece of my identity. 1,734 more words