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Join the CODC Conversation

The SOE’s Committee on Diversity and Civility (CODC) meets  the first Monday of the month and often wraps up its meetings with a discussion of a video clip or an article with a diversity or civility related focus.   At the April meeting, the CODC members viewed and had a great discussion of the video clip Gender Equality, The Right Thing to Do.

We want you to join the conversation by viewing the clip and initiating  your own discussion with friends and colleagues.   The  CODC would also like to hear your thoughts about the topic of gender equality.   You’re welcome to share your thoughts by emailing Comments left on this post will also be shared with the CODC members.


Imagine: Henderson Hopkins and the new model for education

Conveying the concept of a transformative model of education in simple ways to multiple audiences is difficult, so the School of Education has partnered with Storyfarm for the above animation, which breaks down the vision for the Henderson Hopkins K-8 school and early childhood center in East Baltimore.

Learn more about the school and center, which are under construction and expected to open in the fall of 2013, by watching the video and visiting


Teachers Guide to facebook

From Mashable

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, reaching 1 billion active users at the beginning of October. People across the globe use Facebook to connect with old friends, share news about their lives and even to maximize their brand’s social reach.

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In its Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, Facebook lists a minimum age requirement of 13, which means that more and more students in high school and college are signing up for the social network. As a teacher, what should you do if a student sends you a friend request? Does age play a factor? Should you be careful about what you post, even if it’s from your private account