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Global Studies: Getting the Message

Global Studies: Getting the Message (November 7, 2013) The ability to communicate adequately with each other is a skill most human beings take for granted. What if you couldn’t tell people what you were trying to say? What if you couldn’t write it down for them? How would it feel, and how would your message be construed? Last week homeschoolers…

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Global Studies: Language all Around

Language all Around (October 17, 2013) Language represents us everywhere, even in interstellar space. Global Studies began last week with a conversation about Voyager’s Golden Record. We listened to the audio recordings of greetings from Earth in many languages and voices. The participants were delighted that the English message, “Hello from the children of planet Earth,” used the voice of a child. The…

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Global Studies: Connecting Through Language

Connecting Through Language (October 10, 2013) The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives ~ Anthony Robbins Last week Global Studies participants at Talking Stick Learning Center began a month-long study of language and how we use it to communicate with the world. In order to travel, make international friends, and eventually…

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