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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring Southeast Asia

Tuesday, Feb. 10: The Road to Recovery As we piled onto the familiar red bus after another delicious breakfast, Mr. Long, our guide, began to prepare us for our first destination with a little history. Agent Orange: accounting for nearly twelve of the estimated seventeen million gallons sprayed over Vietnam, the herbicide was one of eleven used by the United… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring Southeast Asia

Monday, Feb. 9: Getting Outside the Comfort Zone On the morning of our second day, we awoke to the sounds of the many horns from the busy, motor bike-filled streets of Hanoi. After enjoying a Vietnamese version of a continental breakfast, we made our way onto the bus, where we met Mr. Long, our tour guide for the remainder of… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, February 09th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring Southeast Asia

Sunday, Feb. 8: Into the Organized Chaos of Hanoi A car in front of you. A bus behind you. A rickshaw to your left. Twenty-five clamoring people walking directly in your path as you begin to move, slowly and surely, towards your destination. As one of four million scooters in Hanoi, you are not alone in this daily struggle for… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, February 09th, 2015

Francis Parker Exploring Southeast Asia

And we're off... After a smooth, comfortable flight to Seoul, we are on a brief layover in the beautiful Incheon Airport and will soon be taking off for Hanoi. Check back often to catch up on our students' latest experiences and reflections. Subject to Internet access, a new blog entry will be posted each day in the early evening (typically… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, February 09th, 2015

CUBA VISUAL STORY TELLING

JOE MEDINA, HW MIDDLE SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS TEACHER, ALYSSA SHERWOOD HW UPPER SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS TEACHER AND Peace Works Travel tourS WORKED COLLABORATIVELY TO INITIATE AN ON-GOING GLOBAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN TEENS AT HARVARD WESTLAKE AND TEENS IN CUBA. STUDENTS WILL USE CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, CAMERA PHONES, TRADITIONAL CAMERAS, SOCIAL MEDIA AND ON-LINE DIGITAL SKETCH BOOKS AS A MEANS TO EXPLORE AND… [Read Full Article]
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