Browsing Archive: October, 2010

Can We See Pain?

Posted by Sarah McCann on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : Responsibility 
Things that we do cause others pain. Sometimes this is done on purpose, other times we are unaware. The fact that people are often not honest with each other only adds to the amount of pain given and received. I read, "When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead today, in the story the main character Miranda's mother tells her that people wear veils as a way to stay happy. This veil allows them to see only a part of what actually exists in reality, but that sometimes the wind blows this veil and they...
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From Teaching to Talent?

Posted by Sarah McCann on Friday, October 15, 2010, In : Responsibility 
I had a realization after teaching yesterday. My students cast me in their video and I was the first one to be filmed. They had joked about this the week before, but I thought one of them would eventually want to take the part. This week however, when it came to assigning roles, they said that I should be character one. We are making a promotion video for the Who Are You? Youth Media Festival. In the video character one asks, "Who are you?" to different young people and they respond with thei...
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