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Saving IRIS=Include, Respect, I Self-Direct

A few months ago, I joined the Board of Directors of the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin (ASSCW). With my advocacy experience, I was quickly drafted to join an advocacy team that includes members from all 3 Autism Society organizations in Wisconsin, including the… 467 more words

Advocacy

How to Write Your Own Life Script

 

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending

 ~Maria Robinson~

I have met many people over the years who think their lives are in the toilet. 489 more words

Creativity

why I don't teach Shakespeare

This week Andrew finished reading Macbeth. This is a Big Deal.

It’s big not because a play by Shakespeare is tough to digest — not because this is Andrew’s first successful attempt at tackling a play — but because Andrew decided to undertake this challenge on his own. 249 more words

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Ken Robinson: Government "Standardization" Blocks Innovative Education Reform

“I never blame teachers or schools… But there is this deadly culture of standardizing, that’s being pushed on them, politically. My core message here is that we have to personalize education, not standardize it.

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Learner-centered Education

Week 13 Day 2: What am I doing right now to prevent myself from getting what I want?

From the book The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook:

What am I doing right now to prevent myself from getting what I want?

To get there I need to repeatedly articulate, consolidate, voice, and act on what I already see and know to be true and to repeatedly get rid of clutter that is standing in the way of knowing and seeing more clearly.

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Best Class Ever

Week 10 Day 4: What is life expecting from you?

This is from Man’s Search for Meaning (a.k.a. The human search for meaning)

I remember two cases of would-be suicide, which bore a striking similarity to each other.

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Week 10 Day 3: Should I challenge you to do a little more SJ with this work?

The question that came my way today

Should I challenge you to do a little more SJ with this work?

Legend:

S = Sensing = Concrete, concrete, concrete.

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