Monday, 17 February 2014

Another reason to use Twitter...

This gut-wrenching story that could be the start of so much student thinking and reflection...
Will use this for our CONFLICT unit in Summer term...

As a Geographer, I'm also aware of the idea of the danger of a single story. This has been flagged up in a number of GA journals.
The image needed a little critical thinking and also some context.
Context is vital in the classroom, and this provided a more nuanced view of the image and the actual circumstances of little Marwan, who had not crossed the desert by himself but was temporarily separated from his family...

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