BEING AWARE OF AWARENESS

By Alan Watts “So the whole game that our culture is playing is that nothing really happens unless it’s in the newspaper. So when we’re at a party, and it’s a great party, somebody says, It’s too bad there wasn’t a tape recorder. And so our children begin to feel that they don’t exist authentically […]

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The Essence of Narrative

As a brilliant storyteller, Guy Richie explains the essence of narrative, using The Parable of the Prodigal Son as an example. Listen to Guy Richie discuss the importance of Extreme Ownership. (Jocko), and the essence of the narrative. Around the 11-minute mark, Guy Ritchie and Joe Rogan make mention of Joesph Campbell and the importance […]

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Highly Functional & Dysfunctional Teams

It’s that time of year again, when educators around the world head back into the classroom and the rolodex of educational terms seemingly grows and grows. Phrases like “unpack” “wonderings” “core values” “leaner agency” (& the most recent one I’ve come across “sharenting”.. that’s right, “sharenting,”) grace the likes of Twitter feeds and stickie notes […]

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Beyond the Horizon

10 Dylan quotes to Educate, Inspire & make you Think I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be. “We’re constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. […]

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THE COINCIDENCE OF OPPOSITES

Alan Watts explains the sense in nonsense and how to enjoy the playfulness of life while sincerely participating in the human game. “If, therefore, we forget, you see, that black and white are inseparable and that existence is constituted equivalently by being and non-being, then we get scared. And we have to play a game […]

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Kindergarten Teaches the World

Ever since I heard about Somersaulting the Classroom for those still on the fence about a total flip, I was intrigued. Could something like this be done with my Kindergarten students? I wasn’t 100% sold on a total flipped classroom with 5 & 6-year-old students but I toyed with the idea all throughout my COETAIL […]

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Curating the Coach Better Slow Chat

Ever since I completed the Eduro Learning Micro Credential back in June I’ve made a conscious effort to stay connected (in some capacity) with my mentor Kim Confino & the Eduro Learning Team. The unique program was a valuable experience in which, similar to COETAIL, contained loads of personal and practical professional development. Upon completion, […]

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