This is the essence of teaching. Have a plan for how to teach these students, this content, at this time. Have circumstances derail your plan. Adjust your plan. Watch your plan work but, only partially. Readjust your plan. Then figure out how you would do it different next time.”
Words of encouragement for your inevitable bad day. A compilation of worldwide YouTube content, the crowd-sourced documentary “Life in a Day” by Kevin Macdon…
I need to play this for myself. And for my students.
According to a study by Harvard psychology students, experiencing a sense of awe can offset stress, sleep disorders, diminished satisfaction with life, and other adverse effects that often accompany the feeling of having too much to do and not enough time.
This would be a great topic for a lesson plan
Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
— Chinese proverb (via childrenofthetao)
Art has to be a kind of confession. I don’t mean a true confession in the sense of that dreary magazine. The effort it seems to me, is: if you can examine and face your life, you can discover the terms with which you are connected to other lives, and they can discover them, too — the terms with…
Illustrate our humanity …
Demonstrate our vanity …
Perspective feeds our sanity …
Sometimes we can be caught up with what is directly around us, seeing only what is in our own microcosm. However, when we are clear of mind and take a step back, we see that the world is far different then we thought.
I wish to write; I wish to write about certain things that cannot be held. I want to create a sea of freely-flowing words of no definite form and shape waves of fluent exactness.”
— Virginia Woolf, from Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals, 1897-1909 (Mariner Books, 1992)