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Getting to Yes

Have you ever agreed to something and then wondered if it was the smartest thing you ever did? That happened to me last spring. A colleague shared with me that a group of middle school kids was on a mission … Continue reading

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Why not Children as Teachers – not just Learners?

This morning I glanced occasionally at a range of adolescent orangutans engaging in problem-solving play and stick-based learning with, and from, each other on an Animal Planet show. They were teaching and learning together as mammalian young have been wont … Continue reading

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3 Ornaments

Sometimes it’s the simple things that remind me of why I continue to do what I do.   It seems as if some new uphill challenge always looms on the horizon and moving up that hill can feel overwhelming. I have … Continue reading

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Blogging for Grassroots Positive Reform: November 22, verse 2

Tom Whitby,@tomwhitby, called for our professional learning network to speak on October 17, 2010 to positive reform of America’s educational silos. 118 edu-bloggers from all walks responded with cogent, passionate messages from the heart. The REBELSbloggers wallwisher and  @ericmacknight’s blog … Continue reading

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