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How to Teach the US Capitol Attack

https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/how-to-teach-the-u-s-capitol-attack-dozens-of-resources-to-get-you-started/2021/01 This is a couple weeks late but this article has several great resources for instructors. The article covers media literacy, classroom dialog, historical touchstones, and social-emotional learning.

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Selected Works of Audra Lorde

I want to get my hands on this book, but I’m swimming in books right now! So I’m putting it here so I don’t forget. Forward by Roxanne Gay, author of Bad Feminist, Hunger, and Difficult Woman, all have been recommended to me. SO many books! So little time!

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Questions from a student

A student from a part term at PSU asked me a few questions about web design vs web development. I thought I’d share!Here’s my response to their questions: Hi Alanna!I hope you are doing well during all of this craziness!I am trying to pursue web design a bit more, and there is so much to […]

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Portland Resources for Covid-19

The following is a random assortment of resources for people in Portland Struggling from various challenges posed by Covid-19 and it’s impact on life. Small Business and Non Profit Resources https://prosperportland.us/portfolio-items/portland-small-business-relief-fund/?fbclid=IwAR1y8I6ArKUqi9grmkBBzhV8BxScq2XmRn-uD7Qcj0zlLozBzrS8-a9ZJgYThis one is only open until April 1, and you get cash in hand by next Friday. Wowza. Our senator has a great list of resources […]

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Will Hunt, Caves, and Getting Lost

LOVE this article in the Atlantic: Getting Lost Makes the Brain go Haywire “So deep-seated is our dread of disorientation that becoming lost might trigger a kind of crack-up, where our very sense of self comes apart at the seams. “To a man totally unaccustomed to it,” wrote Theodore Roosevelt in his 1888 book Ranch Life […]

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Press for “Despondent” Show in Eugene, Oregon

The Register Guard gave us a nice write up in the paper! “The Maude Kerns Art Center presents “despondent,” a group show of six artists opening with a public reception on Friday, February 21, from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibit features the work of Judith Hochman, Kumja Lee, M.V. Moran, Alanna Risse, Rhonda Vanover, […]

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Virtual Traffic Jams with piles of old phones

Love this project! “With its Geo Tools, Google has created a platform that allows users and businesses to interact with maps in a novel way. This means that questions relating to power in the discourse of cartography have to be reformulated. But what is the relationship between the art of enabling and techniques of supervision, […]

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Ceti Constellations

I’ve been helping ceti.institute get up and running by helping get a website up and helping with organization tasks. It’s been such an honor to work with Nandini and her crew and I hope it continues forever and ever! We’re organizing a bunch of creatives, scientists, mathematicians and like-minded people to build fun projects for […]

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