In his presentation, Mason West hopes to inspire others -- like he does his students -- to find their inner potential, and break free of the limits that society appears to impose on them. (in English)
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A Cartoonist in Chattanooga
BY CLAY BENNETT
@ VOL 10
ON APR 16, 2012
Clay Bennett is a political cartoonist who left Alabama for Massachusetts, only to find himself returning to his Southern roots by way of a move to Tennessee, and more specifically, Chattanooga. He tells his story in his presentation, highlighting each part with a selection of his cartoons. (in English)
Little Cree Books
BY CAYLIE GNYRA
@ VOL 15
ON MAR 07, 2013
Caylie Gnyra describes the Little Cree Books project, which invites volunteers to contribute their artistic and authorial skills to help create a series of leveled e-books for early Cree readers. Cree is one of Canada's indigenous languages. Gnyra has written and illustrated two books already, and with the help of volunteers, more will soon follow. The ebooks are available for free here.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2013.
The Next Louisville Takes Education Seriously
BY DEVIN KATAYAMA
@ VOL 10
ON FEB 05, 2013
Louisville public radio reporter Devin Katayama describes a community driven effort to improve and inform public education reporting. The Next Louisville is an attempt to provide the community with information and local and international comparisons as it relates to improved education systems.
Ed Houben is passionate about history -- most especially Napoleonic history -- and spends much of his free time participating in historical re-enactments in the Netherlands and beyond. Here he tells us about the details of his hobby, and shares pictures from his re-enactment group in Maastricht.
Fin Free Thailand
BY SEAMAS MCCAFFREY
@ VOL 9
ON AUG 21, 2013
Seamas McCaffrey brings to our attention a grave overfishing problem. The world's sharks are disappearing at an alarming rate. Sharks are being hunted for their fins, which are used in culinary dishes. What consequences can this have? How can we stop it? Watch to find out!