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“I can’t tell that we are gonna be friends…”

You want to make friends. We all do. Every new environment you enter…a classroom, the quad, your dorm…you will be asking yourself…

“Who will I sit with?

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Community Engagement at UK and Volunteering - Not Always the Same Thing

The University of Kentucky is rightly very proud of the tremendous work that our students, staff and faculty undertook on Monday during K-Week’s day of service called… 829 more words


Will Your Students Be Digitally Fluent? Messages for 2015

“In today’s highly connected information age educators have a moral obligation to empower students with the skills and dispositions of lifelong learners, to support and teach them to become creative critical thinkers, collaborative, globally connected problem solvers, and responsible citizens who strive to make the world a better place.” 44 more words

Leading Learning

@megynkelly vs. @realDonaldTrump [II]

@Megynkelly v. @realDonaldTrump: The Debate; ‘in your face’, reality, TV;

inimitably ‘Ugly American’ like … soap opera … most surreally.

@Megynkelly v. @realDonaldTrump: The Debate; in your face, reality TV; 100 more words


Please do not keep your knowledge to yourself!

Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility. Robin Morgan… 581 more words


Is Global Citizenship at Risk?

We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this. Woodrow Wilson

A few weeks ago I shared some thoughts about Digital (or Virtual Democracy), and was pleased to note some interest about the topic.

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If the last few years have taught me anything, it’s been to question what it means to be charitable. Being charitable is generally thought to mean helping those in need, but at what point does it become important to delve more deeply into that need, and understand the suffering we so often define for others? 705 more words