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Saving Image & Sound

How can we save our audio-visual heritage and ensure that what we capture now will last well into the future? That was the question put to a range of information stakeholders by the University of the West Indies Archives on UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, and the responses left no doubt of the relevance of the question or the challenges it raised! 562 more words

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GUEST POST: One Legacy of MLK's 1965 Visit

By Michael Hoad, MA

One legacy of the MLK visit: Rev. John Hoad, PhD

When (UWI Museum Curator) Suzanne Francis-Brown put out a call on Facebook for memorabilia of Dr. 1,039 more words

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Kids and Screen Time

I just read an interesting article written by Jordan Shapiro, PhD in Depth Psychology. The article was about how the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have just changed their guidelines on screen time. 740 more words


'UWI & the 1960s' series launched at MLK Panel

A new occasional series focusing on UWI & the 1960s was launched November 6 with a panel discussion on Rev Dr Martin Luther King’s visit to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus in Jamaica, which took place on June 20, 1965, 50 years ago. 644 more words

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Connecting to Holes, by Louis Sachar

Who doesn’t like the book Holes, by Louis Sachar? This is one of my favorite books from my elementary/middle school years. And because it’s such a good book, I wanted my Book Club kids to connect to a descriptive passage in it.  59 more words

Student Teaching

My Favorite Book

My Book Club is made of eighth grade Reading Intervention students who really struggle with reading. One of my girls told me, point blank on the first day, “I don’t read.” My goal is to change that by making reading fun and by caring about the students and working with them individually over the course of the three/four weeks. 203 more words

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Making Connections

Today’s (and this week’s) Book Club topic is making connections, specifically making a Text-to-Self connection. To help my students understand this, I created a presentation and notes sheet. 52 more words

Student Teaching