Tag Archives: Fall 2016 Journal 4

Street Smarts: What’s That?

There are generally two broad categories of smart: street smart, and book smart. I believe that we all have a little bit of both, but one has tended to become more prominent, in our children. For instance, everyone used to … Continue reading

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Children and Technology

The first thing that really stood out to me from the Changing Nature of Children, Participation and City Design was the mention that children have become overrun with television and technology, which adds to the issue of un-involvement in their … Continue reading

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Go play in Traffic

It is a saying I heard quite often growing up. My mother would say it, and then my grandparents would say it, and even my aunts and uncles would say it.  I always wanted to be with the babies, or … Continue reading

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Opposites by Haley Donathan

After completing Jane Jacob’s reading during the second week of class, I was slightly shocked by some of the ideas she proposed. Her argument makes sense, but I never would have thought that the solution to unsafe streets was to put more … Continue reading

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