Being together

Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life. Isaac Bashevis Singer (via nezua) Yesterday I commented on Kelly Hines’ post Core Beliefs about my own core belief that learning happens in community. Today I found this beautiful sentence in  Michael Doyle’s post Puddles: When one wanders away from one’s usual world, it’s good to have company.… Continue reading Being together

remaining curious

Image: Ghetto Curious George by the Frankfurt School made available on flickr by a creative commons license. (crossposted at leadertalk) About a week and a half ago, the night before beginning at a new school, I wrote a post called Allowing Curriculum Planning to Remain Curious. I wrote about how I needed to remain curious about… Continue reading remaining curious

Ethics in the classroom and common ground

I have been involved in a very stimulating conversation on Durff’s blog around the issue of ethics in the classroom. Both Durff and I agree that ethical behaviour must be stressed in the classroom and modeled by teachers. I think you can tell from our comments that we are both quite passionate about this. Where… Continue reading Ethics in the classroom and common ground

The Future of Teaching: Let’s continue the conversation

Since yesterday, I have been involved in a conversation on Will Richardson‘s post The Future of Teaching. The first part of this post was originally posted as a comment to The Future of Teaching. I am getting the idea that we, at least those of us involved in this conversation, are ready to act on… Continue reading The Future of Teaching: Let’s continue the conversation