Why do we reject science?
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1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?
2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?
3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?

Why do we reject science?

Connect - Extend - Challenge

1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?

2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?

3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?

How about trying democracy?
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Study: US government is an oligarchy Researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities released a study in April that found U.S. politicians more often reflect the wishes of the rich and powerful over the needs of the majority of Americans, who have a "minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy."

How about trying democracy?

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Study: US government is an oligarchy 

Researchers from Princeton and Northwestern Universities released a study in April that found U.S. politicians more often reflect the wishes of the rich and powerful over the needs of the majority of Americans, who have a "minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy."

What about Your Education?
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What about Your Education?

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How Revolting?! 1%
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How Revolting?! 1%

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Smartphone Habits
What’s going on here?
1. Think: Use your vocabulary to describe everything you can.
2. Pair: Discuss why do you think someone posted this.
3. Share: Write a headline or caption that uses your best English to describe what you think is important in the post.

Smartphone Habits

What’s going on here?

1. Think: Use your vocabulary to describe everything you can.

2. Pair: Discuss why do you think someone posted this.

3. Share: Write a headline or caption that uses your best English to describe what you think is important in the post.

Look like anyone you know?

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pewresearch:

Meet the generations and find out how they’re shaping the Next America.

What’s the best protection?
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What’s the best protection?

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Concise or Trite?
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fastcompany:

"The perfect Tweet length was right around 100 characters.” - The Proven Ideal Length Of Every Tweet, Facebook Post, And Headline Online

Concise or Trite?

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fastcompany:

"The perfect Tweet length was right around 100 characters.”The Proven Ideal Length Of Every Tweet, Facebook Post, And Headline Online

What’s short for OMG?

Inspiration  - Act on the Feeling?

1. What feelings do you have after experiencing this?

2. How were you made to feel this way?

3. What would you like to do with these feelings?

theweekmagazine:

This PSA will scare you out of texting and driving

What do you Desire?

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1. How are the ideas and information presented connected to what you already knew?

2. What new ideas did you get that extended or pushed your thinking in new directions?

3. What is still challenging or confusing for you to get your mind around? What questions, wonderings or puzzles do you now have?

Engaged is Nice, but not Enough

Engaged is Nice, but not Enough

What do Students Need to Succeed?

As already mentioned when students have 1:1 access to digital resources, the traditional role of the teacher as information source is “disintermediated.” This doesn’t mean that students never need a teacher, or that educators don’t have a critical role in 21st Century learning, but it acknowledges that a good portion of student learning will take place via 1:1…

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What’s the power of a little Positive Penguin?
What Makes You Say That?
1. What’s going on?
2. What do you see that makes you say that?

What’s the power of a little Positive Penguin?

What Makes You Say That?

1. What’s going on?

2. What do you see that makes you say that?

What are you doing to prepare your resume?
See Think Wonder
1. What do you see?
2. What do you think is going on?
3. What does it make you wonder?

newsweek:

This year’s Ivy League admissions totals are in. The 8.9 percent acceptance rate is impressively exclusive, but compared to landing a job at Wal-Mart, getting into the Ivy Leagues is a cakewalk.
Last year when Wal-Mart came to D.C. there were over 23,000 applications for 600 jobs. That’s an acceptance rate of 2.6%, twice as selective as Harvard’s and over five times as choosy as Cornell.
Wal-Mart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard

What are you doing to prepare your resume?

See Think Wonder

1. What do you see?

2. What do you think is going on?

3. What does it make you wonder?

newsweek:

This year’s Ivy League admissions totals are in. The 8.9 percent acceptance rate is impressively exclusive, but compared to landing a job at Wal-Mart, getting into the Ivy Leagues is a cakewalk.

Last year when Wal-Mart came to D.C. there were over 23,000 applications for 600 jobs. That’s an acceptance rate of 2.6%, twice as selective as Harvard’s and over five times as choosy as Cornell.

Wal-Mart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard

Where do you stand on climate change?
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Where do you stand on climate change?

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What do your “Toys” say about you?

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theweekmagazine:

Toys are us: 13 revealing portraits of children with their favorite playthings