Yearly Archives: 2016

In Memory of Bill Meiers

1138833330We are very sad to learn of the recent and sudden death of Bill Meiers, long-time participant in and former president of the Philadelphia Great Books Council. Many of us at the Foundation got to know Bill during his many…
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Home Is Where The Art Is

la-fountainQueer Ricans drew an audience of over 60 including many members of the Puerto Rican community. A highlight of the event was a panel discussion by three students from Roberto Clemente High School about the challenges of being openly gay…
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Unlocking the Power of Inquiry-Based Learning

Training teachers to ask curiosity-driven questions that force students to search for meaning

Bill Siegel

Bill Siegel is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker and vice president of School Programs for the Great Books Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit educational organization.

The origin of the word “educate,” the Latin word educo, means to bring …
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