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Reflecting on Our EdCafe

May 30, 2013

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I definitely enjoy the EdCafe style of learning, more than I expected to. It reminded me of maybe a college class where everyone discusses a topic in an open conversation and one person just is the expert on that topic. I also really enjoyed going to other peoples’ EdCafe’s because I liked seeing different ways […]

Nobody’s Perfect (Not Even America!)

December 13, 2012

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Editor’s Note: Sometimes we use our public reflection blog to showcase student projects. Clare’s post below is from our Democracy & Political Participation Project, in which she explores a key moment in American Civil Rights history. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will […]

From the Mouths of Babes

October 1, 2012

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“What does it mean to be an American?” I asked. “Freedom”, “Liberty”, “Taking care of each other” kids responded, eagerly standing up to give an answer after being called on. My partner and I were interviewing a class of second graders for our first US history project of the year: our mission is, essentially, to […]