Monthly Archives: October 2012

Vote for Somebody!

This video made my week last week!  Much like Mary Cowhey’s class was passionate about registering adults to vote in the upcoming election, this class (and many others across the country! Remember http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxlwYP0HNdc?) is dedicated to reminding eligible voters of … Continue reading

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Give Credit Where Due

It is becoming more apparent to me that adults have a tendency to underestimate children’s moral, intellectual, and logical capabilities.  In this week’s Black Ants reading, Mary Cowhey has demonstrated that young children – 6, 7 years old – are perfectly capable … Continue reading

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…And World Peace

Reading Black Ants & Buddhists Chapter 5 was rather touching.  I will admit that even in my 7th-grade social studies class sometimes, my students will say things along the lines of a ‘but why can’t we all just get along’ and ‘war … Continue reading

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