Empathy

Sent to me by my colleague Becky.   I agree with the message of empathy, and this also resonates with me in terms of believing that technology is not a separator of people, but can in fact be a uniter of people, and a means to create understanding among different people.  We have the opportunity to connect like never before.  Let’s use it for good ends, and let’s teach our students how to share their life stories with each other to build this global family.

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About Paula Montrie

I am a Middle School Librarian at Friends School of Baltimore. I have been a librarian for 11 years, serving 6 years with the Howard County Public School System before arriving at my current school. I teach two classes: SpeechCraft (a combination of information literacy, public speaking and theater), and Media Literacy at the middle school level. I also collaboratively co-teach with a number of teachers at the school, including Music, Geography, and U.S. History. I love it! My professional interests are: information literacy, multiple intelligences and learning styles, teaching through movement, curriculum-writing, technology integration, and bridging the gap between digital natives and digital immigrants. My personal interests are: dancing, singing, knitting, sewing, art, living history, writing and of course - reading!
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