Perhaps it was the photography, perhaps the music... But this short trailer made me choke up. I constantly pass the small bits of detritus that float in the puddles and collect in the corners of my life. At times, I am moved to pick them up and place them in the "proper recycling bin" but many, many times, I simply walk on. Everyday life blinds me to these tiny (and some not so tiny) colored bits of chemical potions, but perhaps it is time for me to see...
I am worried about the current trend in public education that forces students to learn in a set model. Americans have always been known for their ingenuity and creative problem solving. Will this continue to be the case under the current model of standardized testing? Just wondering...
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I love film and all of the connections tied to this art form. I often find myself watching a video that I just need to share! I am not a filmaker by any means, but I do appreciate the power, beauty, humor and emotion that can be associated with film. Enjoy!
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Author Study - Sherman Alexie