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Socratic Seminars - ReadWriteThink

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This strategy guide explains Socratic seminars and offers practical methods for applying the approach in your classroom to help students investigate multiple perspectives in a text.
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Huaxi: The Communist Utopia in China Where Everyone’s Filthy Rich | The Utopianist - Think Bigger

Huaxi: The Communist Utopia in China Where Everyone’s Filthy Rich | The Utopianist - Think Bigger | The Giver - EL Classroom | Scoop.it
Huaxi, China, pop. 2,000, is the nation's richest town -- and everyone owns an equal share. Is this what a modern-day communist utopia looks like?
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Utopian Cities

This artcle examines the concept of Utopia, the ideal society. Utopianism was a central motivation for the Modern Movement in architecture and design: it was the source of Modernism’s tremendous ambition, but also it colossal failures.
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Acorn Community, Egalitarian Intentional Community in Virginia, Feminist Anarchist Communist

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Acorn Community, Egalitarian Intentional Community in Virginia, Feminist Anarchist Communist...
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4 Utopian Communities That Bombed Miserably

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Every once in a while a proud little community will sprout up just to let the world know how Utopia should be run. With chins raised almost as high as ideals, the community marches forth to be an example of perfection.
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Finding Community - How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community

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Finding Community by Diana Leafe Christian - How to Join and Ecovillage or Intentional Community...
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About The Farm - Home Page

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Official Website of The Farm Community. An intentional community in Summertown, Tennessee started in 1971 by families and friends living on three square miles.
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Ecovillage at Ithaca

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Ecovillage at Ithaca - developing an alternative model for suburban living which provides a satisfying, healthy, socially rich lifestyle, while minimizing ecological impacts...
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7 sample paragraphs for kids (free to read)

7 sample paragraphs for kids (free to read) on Peacock, Ants, Camels, Elephant, Horses, Dogs, Stars. 1. Peacock The peacock is the national bird of India.
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Talking in Class: Using Discussion to Enhance Teaching and Learning - ReadWriteThink

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The authors guide high school teachers in developing skills in promoting and facilitating authentic discussion in the English language arts classroom.
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The Pros and Cons of Discussion - ReadWriteThink

The Pros and Cons of Discussion - ReadWriteThink | The Giver - EL Classroom | Scoop.it
Students use a Discussion Web to engage in meaningful discussion of the question, "Are people equal?
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Utopian Cities

Utopian Cities | The Giver - EL Classroom | Scoop.it
This artcle examines the concept of Utopia, the ideal society. Utopianism was a central motivation for the Modern Movement in architecture and design: it was the source of Modernism’s tremendous ambition, but also it colossal failures.
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Utopian Socieites-The Amana Colonies National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary

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Kalikalos :: Communities Directory

Kalikalos :: Communities Directory | The Giver - EL Classroom | Scoop.it
Information on Intentional Communities including ecovillages, communes, and cohousing. Communities Directory, Communities Magazine, classified ads, event calendar, wiki, blogs, video and more.
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In Pictures: Eight Modern Utopias - Forbes.com

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Environmentalism is the driving force behind many of the newest ''intentional communities.''...
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Crystal Waters Eco-Village, south-east Queensland, Australia crystalwaters.org.au

Crystal Waters Eco-Village, south-east Queensland, Australia crystalwaters.org.au | The Giver - EL Classroom | Scoop.it
crystalwaters.org.au Crystal Waters is a rural Eco-Village in Queensland, Australia. Set in 650 acres of bushland at the headwaters of the Mary River, only 26kms from Maleny.
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Forbes.com Video Network | Special Report: Utopia: Community of Caregivers

The 40-year-old Fellowship Community focuses on care of the elderly by working together.
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