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World Affairs Council Spanish Conversation Group- Seattle

April 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Free and open to all If you can hold a conversation in Spanish or are interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills, then check out this group!  They always have a diverse group of globally-minded people, all working on their Spanish. This is a very fun and inclusive group, so go […]

Why You Won’t Find Any Trigger Warnings in My Class or on My Syllabi

Learning is about rethinking our views, which is incompatible with censorship. By Brittney Cooper Between a rock and a hard place when it comes to being respectful of different points of view and expanding the mind. An excerpt from the article, touches on the declining value places on humanities, and the constraints when teaching that encounters […]

The Future of Vocational Education

Re-thinking the role of vocational education post-Great Recession –  February 2013, By Brad Van Arnum For all the economic misery caused by the Great Recession, it has at the very least exposed some of the most serious shortcomings of an education system once deemed second to none in the world. One of the most sobering observations […]

The Power of Outrospection, by RSA Animates

Here’s a thought-provoking 10 minute video about empathy.  Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress and spreading world-changing ideas. For more information about our research, RSA […]