Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Saturday, March 26, 2016
- Personalize learning.
- Paying attention to social and emotional learning.
- Cultivating grit, resilience, kindness.
- Creating children ready to enter the world.
- Building relevant experiences.
- Blending the use of technology and teachers.
- Giving and receiving welcome – knowing that we all want to be a part of something.
- Being present – open to make the most of opportunities to learn and be kind.
- Know that what is offered is an invitation – to learn, to grow and to become people of hope.
- Speak your truth in ways that honors the truth of others – is it kind, is it helpful, is it necessary.
- No fixing, saving or advising – each of us come with our own truths – honor those differences.
- Learn to respond to others with open, honest questions – rather than tell others what to do, respond in ways that help a person learn for themselves.
- When the going gets tough turn to wonder – set aside what you think and put yourself in the shoes of the other.
- Attend to your own inner teacher – know you have the answer inside of yourself.
- Trust and learn from silence – sometimes when you are quite, you hear what you know is the right thing to do.
- Observe deep confidentiality – don’t share another persons story – it is only for them to tell.
- Know that it is possible – Each of us holds the key to being our best self.
Friday, March 11, 2016
*Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick, Habits of Mind: A Developmental Series, Copyright © 2000