Future Reflections

The National Federation of the Blind Magazine for Parents and Teachers of Blind Children

Vol. 26, No. 4                 Convention Report 2007

Barbara Cheadle, Editor


Lucas has lots of fun at NFB Camp.   The Youth Slam Engineering track studied not only the mathematics and physics behind the sustainability of bridges, but also the restrictions of a budget for supplies. Here the bridges are put to the test to see how much weight they can withstand.

ISSN-0883-3419

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CONTENTS
                                         

Vol. 26, No. 4                 Convention Report 2007

 

BULLETINS
Dallas Site of 2008 Convention

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REPORTS FROM ATLANTA
Convention 2007 Photo Report
by Seth Lamkin

NOPBC 2007 Annual Meeting
by Carrie Gilmer

Another Braille Book Flea Market Success
by Peggy Chong

A Promise for Tomorrow, Help for Today
by Elizabeth Frampton, Bonnie Lucas, Kim Cunningham, and Leticia Flores

FEATURE
Expanding the Limits: The Uncertainty of Exploration
by Marc Maurer, President, National Federation of the Blind

COMING EVENTS
Come Celebrate with Us!
by Carol Castellano

March for Independence: Dallas, 2008

EDUCATION AND LITERACY
Braille Readers Always Ignite Learning and Living for Everyone
by Sister Margaret Fleming

A Declaration of Equality
by Fredric K. Schroeder

Taking Up the Braille Challenge
by Leslie Stocker

Braille Readers Are Leaders 2007-2008
by Barbara Cheadle

The Inside Scoop on the NFB Youth Slam
by Mary Jo Thorpe

JOB TALK
Jobs for the Future: A Panel Discussion

Piano Tuning: A Good Career That Doesn’t Require a College Degree
by Albert Sanchez

AWARDS
2007 Distinguished Educator of the Year
by Sharon Maneki

2007 NFB Scholarship Class

NFB Scholarship Applications Now Available

ODDS AND ENDS

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