Thinking and Becoming

image from: The Cabinet of Curiosities A scream of a shout-out this time, once again, to Jose. I finally got around to reading some of his poetry on The Poetry Cafe and this one ripped a hole through me, enough to consider adding it to my short list of poems I insist kids read. You…

(Pre)flections for Next Year

In Native American spirituality, the Raven is the messenger of magic from the great void where all knowledge waits for us. He is also the symbol of changes in consciousness, of levels of awareness and of perception. from http://www.ravenns.com/raven.htm So, this year is done. Yesterday was my final pedagogical day of the 2007/08 school year…

Ouch…important feedback

image found here –> Ms Teacher Well, I thought that none of my students were able to complete the end of year feedback assignment due to technical difficulties at school, but evidently one was able to…and I quote: …and what I didn’t like of this year was the teacher that I had becuase I she…