Lead learner, grasps graphite to grey gravity: bottom drawer, may b, pension drawer may b but lead learning at last. PS. I’m learning to draw!
“When we look at teaching in terms of hospitality, we can say that the teacher is called upon to create for students a free and fearless space where mental and emotional development can take place…. The hospitable teacher has to reveal to the students that they have something to offer. Many students have been for […]
It is important to recognize that mastering any of the disciplines requires effort on both the levels of understanding the principles and following the practices, It is tempting to think that just because one understands certain principles one has “learned” about the discipline. This is the familiar trap of confusing intellectual understanding with learning. Learning […]
“Learning is not a process from which the learner can stand aloof, remaining fundamentally unchanged, as the possessor of her knowledge. Rather, learning – if it is true learning – is a process in which the learner’s present understanding, her present configuration of desire, her present way of being in the world, are at stake. […]
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. W C Fields The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. Vladimir Nabokov Ivonprefontaine has a nice phrase from his wife Kathy […]
Dan Rockwell has posted a list on what makes lousy leaders. Lousy leaders: Need to know more than others. Can’t explore for fear of being wrong. Won’t ask obvious questions for fear of looking dumb. Need their egos stroked. Wonder who’s out to get them. Fear high performers; they need the spotlight. Struggle to collaborate. […]
This quote from Roger Walton about Christian education landed on my desk today. I thought it was worth sharing because it says well that the organisation, system and church of which we are members is already a learning and teaching organisation before any training courses are ever thought of. We are learning all the time. We […]