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 …

Academics

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Academic = Scholar in a college or institute of higher education HeadlinesHas the ‘great resignation’ hit academia?Colleges beg Biden to save international student enrollmentWhy College Became So ExpensiveAcademic travel culture is not only bad for the planet, it is also bad for the diversity and equity of researchI’m a non-serious …

Teaching Moment

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Teaching Moment = The time at which learning a particular topic or idea becomes possible or easiest HeadlinesValerie Jarrett Calls Roseanne Barr’s Racist Tweet “A Teaching Moment” Planeta.com

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. …

Practice

Verbs Practice = To perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one’s proficiency. Translating: PracticeSpanish: Prácticar (la práctica hace la perfección)German: Übung macht den MeisterFrench: C’est en forgeant qu’on devient forgeron Photos Planeta.com

Tools

Lingo Cards Tool = a device, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular action QuotesNew truths become evident when new tools become available.– Rosalyn Sussman Yalow WikipediaWerkzeug FeaturesKeen on responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including Facebook, Flickr (still!),  Twitter, and YouTube. More about this online Planeta.com

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Upgrade

Verbs Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Also see: Level up Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. …

Indigenous Peoples Day

Photo: Caldo de Piedra We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay In the past two plus decades, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. The roots of rethinking the holiday go back several …