What is the impact of geography on our ability to connect with the world? — THINK Global School

CC Licensed Credit Flickr user Mishel Churkin

CC Licensed Credit Flickr user Mishel Churkin

On December 6th, 2012, Buenos Aires’ name became ironic. While the morning routine of making coffee and walking to work was uneventful (aside from the rain and rolling thunder), those of us sitting in the staff room started to receive emails, phone calls and tweets about a toxic cloud that was covering the “City of Good Air.”

Social media kept us in the loop, instructing us to close all of our windows and to turn off all air conditioning units, a necessary — though unpopular — course of action for shutting out the sulfuric-like gas emanating from a shipping container explosion at the port.

We proceeded with classes in rooms that grew more humid and stagnant as the minutes ticked by, but the physical act of closing ourselves in did not limit the virtual activity we had planned for that day. Just as social media informed us about the news in our area, social media connected us to our guest speaker, co-producer of One Day on Earth, Brandon Litman.

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What is the impact of geography on our ability to connect with the world? — THINK Global School.

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