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What does a seven-year journey around the world have to do with kindergarten students in São Paulo?
Juliana Reydon, Paula Mello and Maria Fabiana Grasso work in the Pre-Preparatory School at St. Paul’s School in São Paulo, Brazil. Their students participated in Out of Eden Learn this year. A man is travelling. He is following the footsteps of humankind around the world on a seven-year walking journey. What does that have to […]
Mapping Place and Possibility
In her most recent blog post, Liz Dawes Duraisingh began a rich discussion of mapping as a way of representing our world, our histories, and our stories. Continuing this conversation further, I wanted to share my own fascination with mapping and the possibilities it creates for individuals and communities. This past summer, I had the […]
Representing the world
I was fortunate to attend a recent workshop called Flattening the Globe: The Beauty and Challenge of Flattening Perspectives run by Mariah Landers and Tamar Posner of Math Action at Project Zero’s recent Making, Thinking, Understanding conference in San Francisco, organized by the group CASIE. In the picture below you see me hard at work trying […]
In an earlier post , I shared an outline of the broad themes we are tackling in this pilot study phase of our learning community. In this post I would like to share some specific examples of student work. First, here are the instructions we gave students for the second prompt. Jessica Fei, a HGSE […]