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Second Annual Multi-Cultural Workshops And Media Fair (1999), Patricia Medeiros-Landurand Nov 1999

Second Annual Multi-Cultural Workshops And Media Fair (1999), Patricia Medeiros-Landurand

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Dialogue With Evil, Alexander M. Sidorkin Oct 1999

Dialogue With Evil, Alexander M. Sidorkin

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This paper is a direct result of comments Dr. Barbara Thayer-Bacon gave me on one of my previous papers. I have been exploring possible implications of Mikhail Bakhtin's notions of dialogue and polyphony for educational theory. The assumption I borrowed from Bakhtin is that dialogue is the end and everything else in a means. In other words, Bakhtin seemed to reject any absolutes with the exception of dialogical relation. I thought, and still do now, that this is a very productive idea, and that dialogue understood as a relation can effectively describe something very central to human existence. Among ...


Excellence In Geography In The Schools, Chester Smolski, Anne K. Petry Jul 1999

Excellence In Geography In The Schools, Chester Smolski, Anne K. Petry

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"Most people know of the National Geographic Society through its well-know magazine, nine million of which are mailed out each month and most of which now reside in attics throughout the world.

"But what many do not realize is the $80 million effort over the past 12 years that the Geographic has made in the schools of the country to make our teachers an children better understand the world around them. This it has done throuh its support of the Geography Alliances established in every state, Canada, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia."


Helping Teachers Help Students Enjoy Geography, Chester Smolski, Anne K. Petry May 1999

Helping Teachers Help Students Enjoy Geography, Chester Smolski, Anne K. Petry

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"The concern to improve the education of your young people, whether at the national, state or local levels, is manifesting itself in a variety of ways. One of these is the national program sponsored by the National Geographic Society.