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Monthly Archives: April, 2011

BRIM Seguidilla

Breaking ranks in the middle essential learning depth of knowledge emphasis relationship fostering close community of learners, teachers, colleagues learn in unity

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River Power

I think of River Power when there is an obstacle that needs overcoming or there is an idea that needs pursuing.  Water always gets its way and flows.  It is patient.  It is tenacious.  It is brutal and strong.  It never takes no for an answer.  It just simply bides its time and flows.  Water …


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Lesson from a Techie

My friend Kathy entered my life as the parent of a student.  I knew she was my kind of person right away.  Sometimes your gut just lets you know that the aura of a person melds with your own just right.  She never wore anything but jeans; she didn’t hesitate to sign up to chaperone …

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Reaction to ~ Dream School: Independence Project ”  The Evolution of the Teacher As teachers and educators, we have to shift from doing things TO students and instead create a dynamic learning environment where students take ownership of their own learning and pursue it passionately. In a connected world, with the Internet and powerful digital technologies literally at our fingertips, we would …

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Teacher as Artist

A great teacher is an artist attending painstakingly to intricately fine details with an eye towards the big picture and the greater good. Artists create.  Educators create learners, independent life-long learners.  Educators craft the minds, independence, love of learning, souls of students.  Following Monet’s Impressionistic style of painting a whole picture with individual points, so too the …

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Hello world!

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by …

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