Tag Archives: Ted Talks

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

While reading through NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman I come across a section where he talks about a group of people with autism, who like people in the deaf community, want to be identified as being autistic instead of being called … Continue reading

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My Ántonia

What is it like to arrive in a new country? To not understand a word that people are saying? This difficult journey is discribed with great feeling by Willa Cather in My Ántonia. Yet, it is not through Ántonia’s perspective … Continue reading

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A Year of Reading the World

Last week I stumbled across this TEDtalk by Ann Morgan about her 2012 journey of reading the world. In her “Year of Reading the World” Morgan read one book from every country in the world as a way to broaden … Continue reading

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Curiosity

As I was reading through the module on Infinite Learning I came across this passage written by Professor Stephens: “Beginning this learner’s journey in library school should be a given. The role of the LIS instructor becomes guide, not keeper … Continue reading

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Migrant Crisis in the Social Media News

At the end of August Hungary, the small country I live in, became front  and center on the world’s stag as thousands of migrants flooded our border and were stranded in our train stations. World history was happening right here! Although, … Continue reading

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