"Title of Project: Silver Gold! (an unlimited entry salmon fishing simulation designed to model the tragedy of the commons)
Target Audience: 9-12 in AK Studies, Biology, Ecology, or Economics
Main learning goal: My main learning goal is that students…"
"Karen, I wanted to underscore the important point you make early on regarding the great importance of the second half of the book. As adults many of us tend to give less validity to childhood testimony, as from our own experiences we know that…"
"Because Nick tells his story through the eyes of a child, do you think resonate with students? In what way can this story be used in the classroom? Elementary and/or Secondary?
Attu Boy is a very rich story that has tremendous potential for…"
"How does Nick’s story of enemy invasion, occupation, and finally becoming a prisoner of war fit within the larger story of resiliency in Alaska History?
Resiliency absolutely fits the life of Nick Golodoff, but I feel like it cannot be…"
Your opening paragraph drives home the fact that across human history all people have traded out the old for the new. This is why, for example, probably not a one of us still uses stone knives in our kitchens. Technology and clothing tend to…"
"Can we experience the product of those encounters today?This is such a great question, as it really brings this writing assignment full circle. If we experience the products of these cultural encounters, we will have to step off of the street, or…"
"How might you discuss different ways in which cultures exchanged ideas and information throughout Alaska history?
The young man’s name now escapes me. It was a Bible name. He was raised by his grandparents, and the Alaska Department of Fish…"
"We have a picture of my late father-in-law on our wedding day in a tuxedo, a handsome man, his summer tan setting off the white of the shirt collar. If they have a GQ magazine for elders, this would be a great cover photo, his legs crossed, leaning…"
"I just submitted another 20 minutes of typing via the edit feature and it disappeared!
I will offer a brief synopsis of what I had written. Like my friend Nathan below, I also sat under Paul Ongtugook's excellent teaching at UAF. His writing…"
"The theme that sticks out the most to me is the same as that which connected for most of the respondents, the connection to the land. The land is the anchor to the language, but more than that it is the anchor to the way of life. The fact that the…"