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22 Aug: Climate Control: Treat Your Classroom Like Our Planet

Climate Control: Treat Your Classroom Like Our Planet By Krislyn Petti, Teacher, Waterbury, CT Quote for Contemplation: I realized if you can change a classroom, you can change a community, and if you change enough communities you can change the world. -Erin Gruwell 90, 74, 28, 66, 37, 91, 77. Did you ever take notice of how you feel when the temperatures go extreme? One day it’s hot and the next it’s freezing? Or how your body aches when a…


26 Apr: The Algorithm of Compassion by Dr. Chris Kukk

  Algorithms shape our lives in multiple ways every day from what we can buy at the grocery store to where and when we can travel on an airplane. They’re used to manage everything from determining stock sales and purchases to matching organ donors and recipients and they have all ‘sorts’ of names: bubble sort, bucket sort, and merge sort. They are mathematical equations used by machines to help people solve problems and bring a semblance of order to our…