after reading – defense of childhood – and such.. perhaps we’re closer than we think.. Hans‘ thinking: [most of the following from ch 6 of Chris Mercogliano's In Defense of Childhood - the importance of solitude] 1400′s – renaissance Postman’s reasoning proceeds thus: childhood is a social construct, not a biological given. Childood as a distinct life … Continue reading
One must look at all these expressions of violence and antagonism with an unprejudiced mind, that is, with a mind that does not identify itself with any country, race or ideology, but tries to find out what is true. There is great joy in seeing a thing clearly without being influenced by the notions and instructions of … Continue reading
a raised eyebrow partial freedom is no freedom. – krishnamurti
if i offer you dinner of your choice a bowl of spinach or a rock and you pick spinach should i really be that excited about the match up of you and spinach..? abundant options as freedom from spinach or rock
connected learning research report out today. http://redefineschool.com/632/connected-learning/ it’s a question of a failure of will rather than resources, we’ll only have ourselves to blame if we don’t take hold of this opportunity – Mimi Ito
Our latest post on dmlcentral.net, five elements we believe are key to redefining public ed in a community (the chapters of our little book). Click here to read the rest of the post.
Our recent post on the be app has gone live on DMLCentral. In it we share our vision of a means to ground the ensuing chaos as we attempt to redefine public ed. Click here to view the post: dmlcentral.net
[geeking out a bit as i read Strong & Mackey's book. taking a break and sharing a bit here.] a simple plan change the world for good. in a more timely manner. no 20 year strategic plan. tomorrow even. lofty? ridiculous? yes. things that matter often are. from Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious … Continue reading
ed zed omega very cool. just had to share. this is what it’s about no? listening deeply. without an agenda.
our recent post on interdependence has gone live on DMLCentral. in it we encourage a redefinition of public ed. click here to view the post: dmlcentral.net
InstigatorCollective above link on facebook this link online we are mischief makers. provokers of the no status quo. dedicated to wild ideas & taking yet unripe projects forward. yes, occasionally offending. you? Description you. just can’t sit back & wait for someone else to make it happen. mischief makers. provokers of the no status quo. … Continue reading
Grazie Umair – perfect timing.. was hoping for a succinct invite/summary of your book - betterness [$2.69 on kindle, kindle app free] - and here it is – in your July 4 post on being radical. What I’m experiencing, is these incredible one-on-one convos with people.. and in essence, what they all keep asking is.. is it legal for me to think … Continue reading
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if we want something that matters but that also lasts… if we want something that needs no incentive… where there is no need to prove… if we want betterness vs busyness… breathtaking vs mediocre… brilliant vs status quo… let’s start with why, no?
A little refocus here thanks to Simon Sinek. He’s influenced us greatly, referenced esp in chapter one of our little book draft. Start With Why.