Bright Lights, Makati City

WORLD Makati City, known as the financial center of the Philippines, can now boast another distinction: It is the Selfie Capital of the World. (Time) Use our resources to explore self-identity through media. Discussion Ideas Watch our “picture of practice” video “Understanding Self through Media.” Seventh-grade teacher Karen Daley works to create “media-to-self and peer-to-self connections.” Adapt the classroom discussion for the Time article on … Continue reading Bright Lights, Makati City

A view of nighttime lights from North and South Korea.

North Korea Goes Dark

WORLD North Korea’s isolation is visible in new satellite photos that show the energy-bankrupt country at night. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to see North Korea’s dark nights. Discussion Ideas Take a look at our MapMaker Interactive, with the “Lights at Night” layer activated. The bright lights of South Korea and the heavily industrialized area ringing the Bohai Sea, China, (sometimes called the Gulf … Continue reading North Korea Goes Dark