Learning highlights: November 2018


Spies, detectives and Victorian London of Sherlock Holms stories. The post Learning highlights: November 2018 appeared first on Mathemagenic. November was an internally busy month for myself, but oure kids are still learning.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

All that our selves think of as real is just invention, story, the brain’s feverish patterning. Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. The story of climate change hangs on human behavior, not geophysics. A moving story.

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True Story

How to Save the World

Tell me the true story, about the time when that man. And that money you saved you stole from him… Tell me the true story, of how you yelled at your Mom and Dad. And now you’re running scared, and you’re mad. — True Story, by the Small Glories. True story.

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Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

The book highlights the importance of open communication about this experience not only with healthcare professionals, but also with family and friends. As I wrote in a previous post, death should be a friend of life.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall. In his review of the book, Ephrat Livni sums it up this way: “Time is a story we’re always telling ourselves in the present tense, individually and together. Stories of the songs here and here.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Stories about it are cautionary tales against excessive acquisitiveness and disconnection from community. Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

Buckle in, there’s a story ahead. I was the guy who bugged his friends and family at parties about the internet in the 90s. Outside of a very small circle of friends and family, everyone in my online world was shocked. “I They started sharing their stories with me about their own pain, their own divorces, their lives, their own struggles to be more honestly in public. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while.

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Evidence of a friendship


A friend from Moscow, who was coming to our house to celebrate my birthday with me was refused a visum. Because, between the other things, they couldn’t see clearly why she was coming. Which made me thinking of what can actually can serve as an evidence of a friendship. She is a singer.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

M y friend Ben Collver recently loaned me a book called A More Beautiful Question , by Warren Berger, that arose from some ideas in Warren’s blog. Tell me a story about when things went really well. Tell me a story about when things went badly.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

Maurice Stevens , on Sunday prefacing a story he told about race. Evaluation frameworks are based on stories about how we believe change happens. I have seen many examples of these stories over the years: An orderly sequence of steps will get you to your goal.

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter. They make up stories and posit that they might be true. The first two were The Project , and Calling the Cage Freedom. . Image: Stepping Stones , by Paul Stevenson, CC BY 2.0.

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World’s Largest Reading Lesson – New Orleans

Portals and KM

The New Orleans Public Library is starting a literacy campaign, Turn the Page, to make New Orleans the most literate city in the world by 2018. On Wednesday of this week we participated in an interesting event.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: Similar stories abound on every continent. so Joe could teach the story of geologic time.

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