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Blog for IDEC 2012 Week Roundup: Real Education Is…

It’s Blog for IDEC 2012 Week, and each day you’re invited to submit a post on one of the defining values of the conference and what it means to you. Leave a link to your URL in the comments section, and we’ll add it to this post. Check back throughout this week as we update … Continue reading

Teach for Humanity

This is a story about experience.  Strangely enough, experience has the power to both sever and prompt connection.  There are threads of my story—my experience—that are particular to me as a black child, a black woman, and an African immigrant.  On the other hand, there are fibers in my story that are universal, and linked … Continue reading

Real Education Is Human

This post kicks off Blog for IDEC 2012 week. At an extraordinary and unusual school I visited recently, I observed a seven-year-old girl come before the school’s judicial council. The day before she had violated a cardinal rule of the school.  She had failed to look after her own safety.  She and four of her … Continue reading

You’re Invited to Blog for IDEC 2012 Week, 10/31 – 11/4

Hey Coop-ers, I haven’t posted much to this blog yet but wanted to reintroduce myself. I’m the Communications Director of IDEA, an organization that has much in common with the Coop. Kirsten Olson is our Board President, David Loitz is a Community Organizer, Adam Burk is a Digital Organizer, and some of the folks who blog … Continue reading

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