Why was 9/11 so important in the psyche of Americans and NYers? 1. We don't get attacked, we attack others. 2. We rarely lose. 3. We aren't fought on our home turf. 4. We don't live in fear. Former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, stated “Freedom from fear is to sum up the entire dialogue of human rights.” September 11, 2001 was the first time since 1941 that the majority of mainstream upper middle class Americans had their basic human rights put in check.
Redefining the Scaffold: The Climb from Teaching to Learning. Part I. Constructing the building blocks needed for success on a cross-curricular differentiated project. At the end of my first full academic school year with THINK Global School, I reflected on my transition and development as an educator moving from teaching to learning. This was not easy for an idealist like me, who is honored to be called a ‘teacher’. I coped with this transition and became a better and more