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Owl Inspired - Dynamics of Collaboration

A group of engineers working on a problem together can turn misunderstandings and miscommunications to their advantage.
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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



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How did Flint's water get poisoned?

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This week's word in the news: TRANSITIONAL

DEFINITION:
Relating to or characterized by transition; "adolescence is a transitional stage between childhood and adulthood"


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The 100 or so residents watching at The Crossing, a transitional shelter in northwest Denver, began to dance.
The Denver Post -- 02/08/2016