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It is such a pleasure to work with schools at the beginning of the year. I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to hopefully push thinking on what is possible for the upcoming school year, while appreciating the hard work of educators, and hopefully inspiring them through some humor and fun.  For my presentations and my … [Read more…]

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I am writing to understand my learning…Hopefully, I can work this out through a blog post… In a recent workshop, I was asked an interesting question that gave me pause. “Where is the line between a student being empowered or being entitled?” I could see where there is a perception of this line.  Talking about … [Read more…]

Read More Empowered or Entitled?

I am writing to understand my learning…Hopefully, I can work this out through a blog post… In a recent workshop, I was asked an interesting question that gave me pause. “Where is the line between a student being empowered or being entitled?” I could see where there is a perception of this line.  Talking about … [Read more…]

Read More Empowered or Entitled?

Recently, I was listening to a teacher talk about their more “traditional” view of education, and how “compliance” wasn’t a bad thing for students. Even going a step further, saying students should be “obedient”. I cringed a little.  Okay, maybe a lot. First off, let’s look at the definition of “obedient”: obedient – complying or willing to … [Read more…]

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