Tag Archives: Teaching and Learning

Teachable Moments

When your simple well planned lesson goes off the rails, that is when the real teaching begins. This is like a composite of some of my weirder preschool circle time moments. Just when you think you’ve tactfully navigated the woods … Continue reading

Posted in All part of the process, Being Human, Check this out, funny stuff, my life, scenes on screens, Teaching and Learning, Telling Stories, thinking in words, Word play | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Composing the Present: An Interview with John Cage

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
related interview with Cage http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/fa/2009/07/20090731_fa_02.mp3

Posted in All part of the process, Chaos and Order, conversations, mindworks, music, my museum of inspiration, paying attention, philosophy, Telling Stories, thinking in words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Best Places Fill You Up and Let You Go: A Note to Generations and The Community Around It

I am in Transition from preschool work into a career in physical therapy. Yesterday I said good-bye to the best job I have ever had and my favorite educational community. So many people impacted my life as a teacher, and … Continue reading

Posted in All part of the process, change, developing relationships, Family, my life, Teaching and Learning, working world | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Importance of A Committed Life: Hubert Dreyfus Talks About Teaching and Learning and the Challenges of Living with 21st Century Technology.

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
https://vimeo.com/121251057

Posted in change, Check this out, delusions of progress, mindworks, Other peoples words, philosophy, Teaching and Learning, thinking in words | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What baboons and Hannah Arendt can teach us about human behavior that could save us from ourselves

If I had control over the curriculum of high schools in the U.S., two videos, the 2012 film Hannah Arendt and the documentary “Stress,The portrait of a Killer”, would be shown in a course all students would have to take called … Continue reading

Posted in Life with Animals, mindworks, Other peoples words, philosophy, scenes on screens, Teaching and Learning, thinking in words, Wild Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Integration Exercise #1

For the last month and a half I have been cranking out written answers to questions in kinesiology, physical therapy, and early childhood education. I am in school online and so must talk through my keyboard. It is a challenge … Continue reading

Posted in All part of the process, can't really complain but, change, internal landscape, mindworks, my life, personal history, thinking in words, whereever you go there you are | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Silent Speaking

I am in the middle of a quest to listen to or read 1000 different poets. Today I found Joaquin Zihuatanejo and this amazing silent and spoken poem. “A Poem for John”  

Posted in Check this out, developing relationships, my museum of inspiration, Other peoples words, poetry, scenes on screens, Teaching and Learning, Telling Stories | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment