March 2008 Blog Posts (6)

Preventing Genocide, Promoting Peace: A Podcast Conversation with Arn Chorn Pond

Please Join Facing History and Ourselves, TakingITGlobal, and STAND for a special student conversation with Cambodian genocide survivor and Peace Educator Arn Chorn Pond.

To learn more about Arn, go to Facing History and Ourselves' interactive website, Be the Change: Upstanders for Human Rights. Through video clips of students who interviewed Arn, you will learn about the influences and motivations that lead him to stand up for… Continue

Added by Emily Kornblut on March 31, 2008 at 10:32am — No Comments

Teenagers and Language

Howdy all,

I only have ten minutes before class, but thought I would talk about something I've been discussing with colleagues at work that ties in with the article about teenagers in cyberspace. Apologies if I cannot quote directly, but someone is using my classroom right now and I don't have access to the article.

There is a difference of opinion as to the usefulness and appropriateness of using Korean-English fusion words, otherwise know as "Conglish". I was reading a… Continue

Added by Jeremy Guerin on March 28, 2008 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

A First Time For Everything...


Had someone told me that I would one day been contributing to my own blog, I would have laughed out loud. While I am a very strong advocate both for the utility and pleasure of computers, I saw myself more as a comfortable user of the technology, not as a contributor. While I doubt many individuals outside my latest MEd course and close friends and family, I find it highly amusing that someone, somewhere may actually see this and believe it worthy of a… Continue

Added by Jeremy Guerin on March 15, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Vision of Students Today

Please excuse cross-postings, but I love this video, created by Kansas State University students. You can view it at:

Added by Linda Wallin on March 6, 2008 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Tell us about your experiences with Bullying


I am Mary Cordova, a psychotherapist in private practice who specializes in teenage clients. I am interested in how people all over the world deal with issues of bullying, self-esteem, and self-confidence. I'd love to hear what you have to say!

Added by Mary on March 5, 2008 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Are you doing something which is visually compelling and of educational value? Let us know!

The World Mind Network wants to publicize your Global Education project by either discussing it in our series of blogs (which we share with Friends Beyond Borders and the Crystal Network) or by GIVING you a live webcam, if your project involves an activity which is visually interesting, happens in real time, and has educational, artistic, historic, or cultural value. Contact us at

Sarah Mendel
John Toomey
Ralph Chaudhury

Added by Sarah Mendel on March 4, 2008 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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