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Style or Substance?

Posted by Ann Deaton 18 Comments


In paging through an issue of Golf magazine last week, I ran across a controversy---is golfer Rickie Fowler more style than substance? ....

Learning to Take Myself Lightly

Posted by Ann Deaton 16 Comments


There is a Buddhist saying "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." Recently, I've found myself ready to.....

In Structure is Freedom

Posted by Ann Deaton 2 Comments


What are we missing when we have only one teacher in a classroom? Only one facilitator in a workshop? I've long believed that creating learning communities.....

Generosity: Does it Equal Gullibility?

Posted by Ann Deaton Share Your Voice


Generosity. Giving things away for free. Giving of yourself without the expectation of a return. Powerful? Or .....

The significance of knowing one's spark

Posted by Jay Markiewicz Share Your Voice


I listened to a room full of High School students today, in a debrief, after their shared experience in a 6th grade classroom. The topic of that shared experience was "Spark" - defined by Peter Benson as "something that gives your life meaning and purpose. It's an interest, a passion, or a gift." Here is what I heard.

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