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They Swim

They swim
poor little fish
straight through the safety nets
that would hold them
in fresh water’s flow
they are too young to vote
or weave social change… 81 more words

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They Swim

They swim poor little fish straight through the safety nets that would hold them in fresh water’s flow they are too young to vote or weave social change into protective boundaries They swim through gaping holes of greed lacking resource and means to bind the shredded holes of ignorance They swim swept downstream to river’s brackish estuary where the salt through osmosis dehydrates cells They swim assimilating the filth prostitution drug abuse theft abuse bulging, murderous eyes desperate They swim until defeated oxygen depleted poor little fish belly up They float ~ Words and Photography ©2017 Tanya Cliff ~ to contact me

Raising Caring Kids... Harvard's "Making Caring Common Initiative

As we try and model empathy and compassion for our students and children, we are faced with the task of working against a lot of what they are seeing and hearing in the popular culture, and even in the news media. 58 more words

21st Century Skills

We are living in strange times

These are strange times. No matter your political beliefs or your ability to absorb the twenty-four hour news cycle, these are strange times. I find myself at loose ends much more since the start of the New Year, searching for purpose and making sure I can lay my head on my pillow at night feeling that I am still doing more good than harm. 93 more words

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Lisa Wong - Seeing in Different Dimensions


Steve Seidel
at the Harvard Graduate School of Education talks about how arts education trains us in  “bifocalism:” the ability to see in different dimensions –  alternately focusing on the smallest detail while still appreciating the larger picture. 158 more words

These 4 Harvard grad students just won $10K for their inspiring idea

This holiday season, an organization run by four Harvard Graduate School of Education students wants to give the gift of high-quality preschool learning and education to children around the world. 504 more words

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Helping Children Build Empathy & The Growth Mindset

In the past, I have to admit fully that I've been somewhat critical of Classdojo for their app used by some school teachers for classroom management (classroom manipulation?) However, in recent months i believe that the people at classdojo have hit on a winner with their short series of videos based on the experiences of the monster Mojo. 272 more words

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Harvard Business Review: Why Diverse Groups Feel uncomfortable and perform better...

Why Diverse Teams Perform Better…

This is a food for thought as we navigate our ever increasingly diverse world and create leadership for the 21st Century.

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