Reading Recommendations

A forum thread for Reading Recommendations ...

it might be a page to keep adding to ideas for content behind the future group readings or resources that could be shared. 

Also we might be able to continue the conversation asynchronously about particular reading options. 

 

 

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  • Thanks to everyone who joined our May 2nd Sunday Conversation about travel.

     Among the ideas that were shared was a book recommendation:

    Border by Kapka Kassabova 

    This is a marvellous, personal account of the border zone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece, from the Ottomans to cold war menace and beyond ... and here's a Guardian review if you're interested in reading more ( thanks Marcie ! ) 

    https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/08/border-by-kapka-kassa...

    Border by Kapka Kassabova review – magic in the corner of Europe | History books | The Guardian
    This is a marvellous, personal account of the border zone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece, from the Ottomans to cold war menace and beyond
  • Here's two articles that highlight student voices from this year.  I'll attach the text for the first article in case you don't have NYT access but the pictures/art for the first article is probably important to see alongside the text.    

    Teens on a Year That Changed Everything: In words, images and video, teens across the United States show us how they have met life's challenges in the midst of a pandemic.

     YearThatChangedEverything_NYT.docx

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/08/learning/teens-pandemic-art.html

     

     

    ‘I Can’t Believe I Am Going to Say This, but I Would Rather Be at School’.

    We asked students, from kindergarten to 12th grade, what it’s like to learn from home. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words — and drawings.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/14/us/school-at-home-students-coron...

    https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/8790098266?profile=original
  • Cultural Competency and Implicit Bias Articles

    The Case for Cultural Competency - ASCD

    How Implicit Bias Impacts Our Children in Education - American Bar Association

     

    The Case for Cultural Competency
  • Articles on Empathy:

    Six Habits of Highly Empathic People - Greater Good Magazine

    How to Be More Empathetic - The New York Times

     

    Six Habits of Highly Empathic People
    We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.
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