Paul Responds to Ted’s Post

24 Apr

Photo by Yejune (Ted)


Photo by Yejune (Ted)

I received a message from Out of Eden Learn telling me that one of my students received a personal message from Paul Salopek on their project. This excerpt come from the Out of Eden blog post by Liz Dawes Duraisingh:

“…Paul is getting ready to set off across the bleak and remote steppes of Kazakhstan. According to Paul, this part of his journey has been one of the most demanding because of the logistical preparations necessary to walk across terrain that hasn’t been traversed on foot in decades. Nevertheless, he recently found time to browse through and respond to student work from Out of Eden Learn. In an email to us he commented, “I’m blown awayas usualby the quality and thoughtfulness of the students’ work. Intellectually, it’s fascinating to see the cohesion of observationsand enthusiasmamong kids from all over the globe.” Twenty lucky students recently received a direct comment from Paul via our platform, including three who received a comment in Spanish (Paul is bilingual having spent much of his childhood in Mexico).”

Screen Shot 2016-04-24 at 2.02.50 PM

Image source: Yejune’s ‘Documenting the Everything’ photos and post

Screen Shot 2016-04-24 at 1.50.00 PM

Image source: Screenshot of Paul’s reply to Ted’s project

Congratulations to all of my students for their hard work on Out of Eden Learn. I think it’s fantastic that Paul is looking at student work while on his journey. 



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: