When I think about all the things I don’t know, I picture water
The idea of place is socially constructed.
Are we different people when we are in different places?
An International school teacher like me—we’re not really looking for a place to live, we’re looking for a place that meets our economic and social needs first. Culture isn’t our first priority.
Writing helps me think.
“It is not years that makes people old; it is ruts, and a limitation of interests.”
The students started exploring google expeditions and the brain tours are really interesting.
I try to listen to what my students are actually saying, to see how they see connections, without me trying to put too much of my voice in their work.
Can learning ever happen in isolation?
How do we get people to want to change?
In my classroom, we’ve been working on what makes a city and how do people and nature impact a city’s design.
The hardest stage to get past is when we are incompetent but not even conscious of that incompetence.
Going outside and actually seeing other things is the first step.
Yes, you can get better at asking questions. Like any skill, it just takes practice.
I’ve been thinking a lot about places and how to get people connected to places