1.en.02 Humans of New York (HONY): a mosaic of portraits and stories

In 2010, Brandon Stanton  set out to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers. Seven years later, his photoblog is followed by more than 7 million people on social media. It has become so very popular among New Yorkers that now everyone in the city knows what the acronym hony stands for. Sometimes Brandon accompanies his pics with a  caption, a quote or even a story.

Let’s look at one of his photos:

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3.en.09 War and Conflict

We have learned how children use drawings to tell their experience of war.

CHILDREN AND WAR

Click on the image below to learn how making these drawings has helped them:

CURRENT WARS AND CONFLICTS

We have already discussed what the causes of conflict and war might be. In this interactive map developed by IRIN you can locate on going conflicts and wars. IRIN is a Swiss based non-profit organization with a website devoted to wars and conflicts. Click on the image of the map to access the site:

You couls also use the interactive map from Global Conflict Tracker to find out more about ongoing conflicts in the world. Click on the image below:

Now, listen to this you tube video and identify in the map the 10 active wars that are mentioned.