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Afghan women need international support in fight for rights–activist

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Education has helped Afghan women become increasingly confident about their role in public and political life, but they will still need international support as the country adjusts after the departure of foreign troops.

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How can outsiders provide support for women's rights or other issues in developing countries without undermining local control?

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Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary?

Can You Teach Students To Be Visionary? | Putting "International" in IB | Scoop.it
"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious." -- John Scully
"Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy." -- Rumi
Can you teach students to be visi
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Some important insights for helping students with CAS and other facets of the program

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As Languages Disappear, So Does Our Priceless Culture And Heritage

As Languages Disappear, So Does Our Priceless Culture And Heritage | Putting "International" in IB | Scoop.it
From the time I was a young boy I enjoyed reading ancient myths and legends. I devoured the tales of ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient India, as well as the Celtic and Norse legends of antiquity.
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How do languages contribute to and shape human experiences? If human experiences change so as to render some languages "obsolete", should they be preserved or allowed to fade away as part of linguistic natural selection?

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Afghan women need international support in fight for rights–activist

Afghan women need international support in fight for rights–activist | Putting "International" in IB | Scoop.it
Education has helped Afghan women become increasingly confident about their role in public and political life, but they will still need international support as the country adjusts after the departure of foreign troops.

Via Cindy Sullivan
Heather Morrow Giles's insight:

How can outsiders provide support for women's rights or other issues in developing countries without undermining local control?

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Borders 'unnecessary' - EFF - iAfrica.com

Borders 'unnecessary' - EFF - iAfrica.com | Putting "International" in IB | Scoop.it
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"This will also be encouraged in other parts of the African continent," it went on, adding that this ideology formed part of its vision of "progressive internationalism".
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What would happen if "arbitrary borders" were corrected or eliminated in other parts of the world?

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Troy Hicks: A Conversation About Digital Writing

Troy Hicks: A Conversation About Digital Writing | Putting "International" in IB | Scoop.it
"There is not a writer in our classrooms today who will not be producing something with a digital writing tool in her or his lifetime." -- Troy Hicks

Troy Hicks frequently uses the words "intentiona
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Digital formats are a great way to reach larger audiences. Teaching students to think about WHY they are writing is as important as WHAT they are writing.

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Overpopulation: The Making of a Myth

The pilot episode of PRI's POP 101 series, this video takes a fresh, humorous approach to the demographic issues facing the world today. Be sure to watch the...

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This is a rarely-heard perspective on population. Does the evidence adequately support the position? Are there other factors to be considered?

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Olympic Coverage: Another Cuban Gift to the World, Keith Ellis : Norman Girvan

‘ Sport Internationalism’ is little known dimension of Cuba’s international mission of solidarity.
From the beginning of the London Olympic Games of 2012 to one day after the closing ceremonies, Cuba provided coverage 24 hours every day in the country´s language, Spanish. What is more, the coverage was entirely free of commercials…


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