Conflict & Love & Change.

I have been thinking a lot about the role that conflict plays in making change. Change would not happen if they were no conflict. Great change happens because of conflicting opinions, of challenges, and of a questioning of principles. I believe that conflict can allow us to create beautiful things together. Margaret Heffernen calls this… Continue reading Conflict & Love & Change.

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The magic of data: but how do we get there?

Nurturing the human piece. Therein lies the magical rub. The following are some lines to reflect on from: Experts: Here’s how to turn data into achievement by Dennis Pierce “Data is about infusing classrooms with information that changes the trajectory of learning,” “…struggled to get teachers on board with using data to inform instruction. “How… Continue reading The magic of data: but how do we get there?

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What do you believe? And does it matter?

If you don’t know who Mary Hynes is and have never listened to (and nodded with, yelled at, cried to, and questioned) Tapestry, CBC’s weekly radio show and podcast on spirituality, myth, faith, our connections then hop to it. It is inspiring and regularly leads me to question my own beliefs. A recent article by… Continue reading What do you believe? And does it matter?

Moving out towards reform

In an age of constant reform, a teacher is constantly put in the spotlight. The way that he or she teaches is constantly in question. The teachers I know became teachers because of something from deep within – a passion, a desire to help others, to pay something back, to follow in the footsteps of… Continue reading Moving out towards reform

The Changing Face of Economics Class (and advertising)

**cross-posted at AdultEd.TracyRosen.Com** The idea of advertisement is in constant evolution. It is becoming more and more personal. Google’s ads are streamlined to reflect our search queries and sites like facebook do the same thing. Test it out. Do a search for something specific on Google. Like a particular kind of shoe or boot. Then… Continue reading The Changing Face of Economics Class (and advertising)