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Smart bioremediation to clean water, protect wild rice

What does wild rice mean to Minnesotans?

For some, the crop is a food source. Others see it as an economic value to the state, which is among the nation’s leading producers. 1,197 more words

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Future Goals and Options in NZ Land Management - A Transdisciplinary View

A brief argument from some years ago to rethink land use in New Zealand

“If we go through a list of some of the main problematiques that are defining the new Century, such as water, forced migrations, poverty, environmental crises, violence, terrorism, neo-imperialism, destruction of social fabric, we must conclude that none of them can be adequately tackled from the sphere of specific individual disciplines. 2,044 more words

Thought Pieces

Makere reblogged this on The Turning Spiral and commented:

Great post by by Chris Perley

The Art of Teaching and the Ability to Connect

This quote is remarkably true about the Art of Teaching, in many different ways.

The ability to see and make connections is a crucial ingredient for a genuine modern teacher. 405 more words

Learning

Curbing animal diseases through scientific collaboration

In Minnesota, animal diseases are a looming threat. A recent outbreak of avian flu has already cost the state an estimated $310 million, and future outbreaks of other diseases could jeopardize still more of the state’s livestock. 1,144 more words

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Decoding Coding in the PYP

Is coding the new literacy for 21st Century Schools? If so, how can it enhance a transdisciplinary program of inquiry?

This past December I initiated our school’s first ever… 2,102 more words

PYP

Serendipity grants target emerging societal issues

In February, experts, practitioners and community leaders from across Minnesota came together to discuss how their collective knowledge and resources could create more intelligent, efficient and livable communities. 626 more words

Partnerships

Low-cost, eco-friendly fertilizers from bacteria

For the last hundred years, farmers have provided plants with much-needed nitrogen in the form of ammonia fertilizer, which they synthesize through a process that uses natural gas and nitrogen derived from air. 1,122 more words

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