World Affairs (2017)
By Brain Power in Newsletter
November 13th, 2017
On Saturday, November 11 (2017), Brain Power held a Cultural Capital and World Affairs workshop, and it was a big success! Students took part in an intense 3-hour session, building their worldliness with our very own Dr. Karine Rashkovsky and Dr. Jessica Wright!
We had a wonderful time exploring:
- our human geography
- our human evolution and what it means to be a tool-using human (our evolutionary story: fire, language, agriculture, scientific method, and the future of our technological advancements)
- a history of our planet and human story (4.5 billion years ago through to today) – important moments in time! (treasure those timelines!)
- how we read the news with a critical mind
- our political system vs. the US
- UN – what is it and what’s it for?
- analyzing current event stories (our newspaper article hunt!)
- how to write a worldly essay (comparing worldly vs. simplistic thesis statements)
Congratulations to our students who are now ready to take on the world!
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