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Teaching Empathy in Early Childhood

the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

The development of empathy can begin from a young age given the correct environment to nurture this development, alongside the cognitive ability to do so. 307 more words



As Paul gathered an armful of sticks and was laying them on the fire, a poisonous snake, driven out by the heat, bit him on the hand.

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Trust Without Borders

Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders.

Perhaps the spiritual battle cry of a generation, the famous bridge of Hillsong’s “Oceans” has been the mission statement to many people’s lives.

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I find it so refreshing to hear about educators embracing a new approach to teaching and learning like this (see article link below)  but a shame that it’s not happening here and I get what this article says about the buy in and take up and standards blah blah blah and I know that a blank canvas is an easier place to start but what an irony that we’re sending teams over to help educators in India implement systems we don’t have the courage to implement ourselves? 69 more words


On teacher pay

I talk about teaching an awful lot on this site, right?  Enough that there are people who have admitted to me that they regularly skip past posts on the topic.   929 more words


Yes, I am on strike!

In 1999 I quit teaching. No leave of absence, no early retirement option, no backup plan. I had just understood, finally on a deep nearly visceral level that I could not be part of a system that does not love children. 1,007 more words

Life In Norway

On RPMS and Facilitating Seminar- Thoughts and Comments

It’s been a year since I was called to report and complete my first day of service, and I can say that it was a fruitful and productive experience. 282 more words