Monthly Archives: April 2011

Transference

April 26, 2011 at 10:45 am, by

This  video compares GCE’s Fabric—its primary threads of interest—to elements of a layered diagram recently presented by Keziah De Fusco to her freshman and junior classes. The animation also introduces specific characteristics (Revisiting Professional Learning Communities at Work, 2008) that guide how GCE uses 21st century tools. Forthcoming entries will report on these expressions in [...]

LN Stop-Motion Video

April 26, 2011 at 2:25 am, by

The purpose of my stop motion is to tell a story without speaking and make it a clear story that anybody watching can understand. I tried to tell my story from Winter term at GCE, with the field experiences we had. I took lots of pictures to make people understand my stop motion. I am Read More…

LN Stop Motion

April 26, 2011 at 2:25 am, by

The purpose of my stop motion is to tell a story without speaking and make it a clear story that anybody watching can understand. I tried to tell my story from Winter term at GCE, with the field experiences we … Continue reading

East Garfield’s Swadeshi

April 25, 2011 at 7:46 pm, by

I chose this piece because, after hearing and seeing the problems other communities have, it made me appreciate the local economy in my neighborhood. The purpose of this piece was to acknowledge a problem in your neighborhood that creates a bad local economy, write a protest letter, and send it to someone who can help, [...]

Cabrini Green Protest Letter

April 22, 2011 at 8:06 am, by

I chose this piece because I want to tell the Alderman of Cabrini Green how I feel about the buildings getting knocked down in the neighborhood, and how people will lose their culture. The purpose of this piece was to write a letter to somebody and tell them about a problem that is going on [...]

How can we solve problems

April 22, 2011 at 12:25 am, by

I chose this piece because it is important and interesting to put in my blog, to give an example of how any person can make the world better, by protesting in many different ways. The purpose of this piece was … Continue reading

Telluride Valley Floor Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:28 pm, by

I chose this piece because its our latest big assignment for Global Peace. The purpose of it was to get a lesson in protesting on an issue we care about. I’m proud of it because it discusses an issue I’ve been close to, even if the issue has already been resolved. I learned that the [...]

CTA Protest Letter

April 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm, by

I chose this piece because I wanted to send a protest letter to CTA about Kimball neighborhood. The purpose of this piece was to suggest how we can make a better neighborhood with more CTA buses in Kimball. I am proud of this piece because I can send the protest latter to CTA. I learned [...]

On Burnham, Baseball & Bold Ideas in Education

April 20, 2011 at 10:55 am, by

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood.” –Daniel Burnham A few months after the baseball team on the North Side of Chicago won its last world championship, Daniel Burnham famously launched The Plan of Chicago—a grand slam of a city plan that brought order and dignity to a region nearly [...]

Freedom Song Poems

April 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm, by

I chose to include these pieces because they are more poems, and poems are good to share. Also, because I was told to do so, and I gotta fill this blog up! The connection between these poems is that they both call for sarvodaya (ghandian principle-acting for the good of all things), but in different [...]