Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Benghazi, Libya is such a great teachable moment. It involves civics, geography, history, religion, politics, agriculture, economy, communications/media and, unfortunately, violence.
I'm not sure you need to live in poverty or even be an acquaintance of someone who is poor to know what poverty looks like. Being a member of the faith, hope and charity crowd seems to be one of humanity's strongest suits, regardless of which rung you are perched on along the lengthy economic ladder.
"We have to be more careful when sifting through information as plausible, because students are exposed to so much information from so many sources, particularly the Internet," said Ms. Nicholas, who taught special-needs students here and abroad. "This is very difficult when one has not been an eyewitness, and then understanding that most media sources have different agendas."
"Because it is sensitive information and we don't want the perpetrators to know that we are aware of them or have certain information, it's difficult for Congress and the president to release information and tell the public everything that is going on without showing our hands," she said.