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Resources:
John Green and The Future of Reading

Brad Ovenell-Carter, Mulgrave School, British Columbia on Twitter-notetaking innovation
"Students As Contributors" to the Class and Beyond -- The Digital Learning Farm

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*IN CLASS
RSA Animate of Jeffrey Rifkin's talk on his book, The Empathic Civilization

For LIVE Class, tear yourself away at 4:38 -- "We show solidarity with our compassion." Just before "Empathy is the opposite of utopia. I guarantee you there is no empathy in heaven."


More on Mirror Neurons -- fascinating transdisciplinary story of how art inspires science

Mirrorbox: The Story of How Art Became Science from megamayd on Vimeo.


Mirrorbox: The Story of How Art Became Science

The Mirror Box -- more on the application . . .



Jessica Wise and "How Fiction Can Inspire Real World Events"



http://www.scoop.it/t/cultivating-empathy
(Note The Neuroscience of Your Brain on Fiction article)



*IN CLASS

*IN CLASS
The Empty Bowls Project (Paideia Project -- beginning and ending seminar)

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*IN CLASS
Project Justice
Kim Wilkens's Middle School Social Justice Project



VIDEOS: ACHIEVING THAT ELUSIVE 30 / 70 SPLIT

Creating an Actively Literate School Culture -- see Earth Science teacher's use of Karen Hesse's Out of Dust to help students understand the era of the Dust Bowl.


Fiction & Nonfiction Interdisciplinary Unit, Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson and Jim Murphy's An American Plague
Katie's FeverQuest, interactive WebQuest using Web 2.0 tools





VIDEOS, PART II, PARTICIPATORY CULTURE AND CLASSROOM ACTIVISM


Bank of Nerdfighteria



"I Will Be a Hummingbird!" Story told by Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai


Sarah MacLachan's World on Fire recommended for teaching about global poverty and microlending by Bill Ferriter, Salem Middle School, Apex, NC.




Paideia Seminar on Emily Dickinson's #1129
National Paideia Center -- Chapel Hill, NC