Month: January 2008

Amen of the day for 01/13

You must learn…just like I told you…You must learn. KRS One Here’s what’s appalling, to me. Every year we get 180 days to work with young people and every year we waste most of their time getting students ready for our past instead of getting them ready for their future. We focus on curriculum instead Amen of the day for 01/13

Changing Space

Photograph by Edna Vite “Mandalas are utilized in all cultures as transmitters of energy,” Vite says, explaining that they can transform negative energy into positive energy. According to Vite, people use mandalas to cleanse spaces of negative energy, as well as to meditate and to energize themselves. Last week Jose wrote: I stayed in my Changing Space

Amen of the day

It’s been a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come. Sam Cooke “Now let me say right off, I can’t do this by myself. I’ll need all the help I can get. I’ll need support from like minded people who know that changes at school need to be made so that Amen of the day

Change…the 6-letter 4-letter word aka Wishes, Hopes, and Dreams the Remix

I closed my last post with this quote from the stunning Invincible: Metamorphosis, no better metaphor for this. here’s the link one more time for your listening pleasure. Go here to see credits. And post-post discussion (aka comments, I guess) is gravitating around the concept of discomfort and learning. I am propelled to reflect on Change…the 6-letter 4-letter word aka Wishes, Hopes, and Dreams the Remix

Wishes, Hopes, and Dreams

If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn – Charlie Parker Ok, it’s way about time I take a good hard look at my wishes, hopes, and dreams. How can I move towards a better future unless I define what I wish, hope, and dream for it? I know that I Wishes, Hopes, and Dreams