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The Toughest Lessons Learned: Conversations on Race

“In a sense the limitations of Orientalism are, as I said earlier, the limitations that follow upon disregarding, essentializing, denuding the humanity of another culture, people, or geographical region.” ~ Edward Said… 486 more words


Wobbly Ankles

I`m teaching this teenage boy to ride on his Mum`s little cob, and I`ve come across a new teaching predicament – floppy ankles.

He`s getting the hang of his rising trot, so now I`m focusing on building his balance, strength, and co-ordination so that his position is very stable and secure, ready for when he comes off the lead rein in trot. 511 more words


Rising to the Challenge 

This morning I had a text from a client. I hack out one of her horses on a weekly basis. She events and recently bought herself a 1* horse. 933 more words


First day of school poem: "The Most Important Lesson"

For the fourth year in a row, I’ve written my students a poem for the first day of school. This one is the most radical and daring poem yet. 252 more words


Resources, Strategies & Advice

While putting materials together for workshops, I realized my blog doesn’t have an easy way to find resources by theme.  Today’s post addresses that gap. When you visit the blog you’ll see a new menu tab, aptly named Posts by Topic.   2,316 more words


Jesus and Death, the Last Enemy

And when she had said these things, she went her way and secretly called Mary her sister, saying, “The Teacher has come and is calling for you.” 29 As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly and came to Him.

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Top 5 Blog Posts of the Past

If you haven’t been following this blog, you don’t know that I am about to move for a new teaching job, and I’m about to start a whole new phase in my life. 97 more words