How do you see diversity in your school? Are you wondering about academic readiness, economic diversity, cultural diversity, religious diversity, social diversity, what other things do you see?
How do we become leaders, what does that mean, and how do we move knowing we have this responsibility?
“Teachers determined that extended time was required to experience the place, to value it, and to harbour the disposition to teach about it…” Morris 2017
What I really like about this book is that it introduces directions as a way to engage learning in the activities.
“Nothing in the world can make up for the loss of joy in one’s work” (Weil 1952, p.81)
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.