Monthly Archives: June 2014

Thursdays are great.

It’s been a busy week with Class VII. Following up our viewing and analysis of The Lorax, the students delved into a number of real world examples of structural violence, breaking down topics from British colonialism in India to food … Continue reading

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Mondays are great.

In celebration of World Environment Day, Class VII enjoyed watching The Lorax last Thursday and Friday. We paused throughout the movie, among other points of discussion, to identify and distinguish various instances of direct and structural violence. [By “direct violence” … Continue reading

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Environment Day 2014

Check this out! So many happy faces totally involved in planting trees, this is the 2014 Environment Day Celebration happening at Jhamtse Gatsal. After planting we had our regular classes, and in the evening at around 4:30 pm we had … Continue reading

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How is place important in our lives?

Following up a passing, tangential comment of Rinchen Dorjee’s about rising sea levels (which led to our checking out this short and provocative documentary I adore: http://www.mediathatmattersfest.org/watch/9/the_next_wave), Class VI has been working for the last few weeks on a unit … Continue reading

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