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Teaching Memo: A Restaurant Challenge

After we engaged with the “capitalism vs. communism” concept group, I needed to assess my students’ understandings and abilities to apply those concepts… so with that in mind, I’m writing today about a fun, engaging, and effective assessment and application … Continue reading

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First Stop: Oslo, Norway

My walking tour around Oslo included stops at an old hilltop fortress (excellent views of Oslo’s harbor), the Nobel Peace Center (a museum worth a visit but assuredly either boring or inappropriate for young children, depending on its temporary exhibit … Continue reading

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Day 22: Praha (reflecting on music and freedom)

Today’s breakfast rolls were still warm when we returned from the corner store, at which we faced no excitement to match that of our last visit. The overheads in the shop deposited “The Hustle” into my brain – it will … Continue reading

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