Inspiring! A teacher with 30 plus years of experience is a role model for me. As Edna energetically spoke of her work in
Disparate practices of sharing and withholding are also important factors to consider. What are the repercussions for denying technological advances such as handheld devices with internet access? Is the first world disallowing meaningful progress to third world nations? Could an “opening of the world” assist the third world in achieving greater emancipation ? Could this lead to new agricultural methods and foster literacy? On the contrary, is the first world arrogant or capricious in its eagerness to foist highly developed technologies upon the third world? Are there consequences that have not been considered? Is the first world “tinkering” with socio-cultural norms?
As our family circumstances have changed, the role of being empty-nesters could afford new personal opportunities for international teaching. The connection of technology to global citizenship and the humanities took a new twist in today’s video conference.