Teachers’ Day

Photo: Big tree (Some rights reserved) Translating: Teachers’ DaySpanish: Día del Maestro Celebrations May 15 Mexico October 5 World Teachers Day Embedded Tweets History of May 15Mexico’s first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on May 15, 1918. There are 2 possible reasons for the choice of this date. Firstly, it is the date when the Mexican …

Tree Blindness

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree BlindnessCeguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Games in the Natural World Talk to neighbors about the trees and flowers in their yards, on the street you share, and in nearby city parks.  If you don’t know the names, you …

University of Texas at Austin

Photo: Nick Amoscato, University of Texas at Austin (Some rights reserved) Austin – Spotlight on the University of Texas HeadlinesThe Eyes of Texas: Racist tradition or cornerstone of school spirit? – @thedailytexan Key Linksutexas.edu Public Artlandmarks.utexas.eduNancy Rubins Monochrome History Instituteliberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudiesYouTubehttps://twitter.com/UTIHS1 Humanities [email protected] Difficult Dialogues Spring Public Forum: Health, Infrastructure, and the Environment Native American and …

North House Folk School

Logo One of our faves, the North House Folk School – northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Key Linksnorthhouse.orgcalendarcovid19 responsecrafting in placeInstagramFacebookYouTubePodcast CatalogSpring Summer 2022Request a catalog Google Maps The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers …

Open Educational Resources

Logo UNESCO: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation, and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.  Creative Commons: OER is not a …

Open Education

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Open Education = education without academic admission requirements and is typically offered online. Open education broadens access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems Embedded Tweets 4 lessons the edtech industry should take from the pandemic WikipediaOpen education Planeta

Latin American Studies

Photo: Ron Mader, Chapultepec Park (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Latin American studies is an academic and research field associated with the study of Latin America. The interdisciplinary study is a subfield of area studies, and can be composed of numerous disciplines such as economics, sociology, history, international relations, political science, geography, gender studies, and literature. …