Tag: education

I’m so proud of her…

Written by on January 7, 2011 in Conversations on the Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Tomorrow my youngest, Brhiannon, is going to compete with her home school/cyber school team in the Lego Robotics competition in Philadelphia. Brhiannon is bright and artistic. She is also dyslexic, and knows she has challenges learning in certain areas as compared to some other students. But she doesn’t care. She is not as advanced in […]

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Losing Our Childhood

Written by on August 8, 2009 in Conversations on the Healing Journey with 1 Comment

I’m not talking about through child abuse. Well, not in the sense we think of. That’s how I lost my childhood, abuse. But losing our childhood is happening in another way and on a massive scale. In a few minutes I’ll wake my little girl up. I let her sleep in longer in the mornings, […]

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Video: Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Written by on November 13, 2007 in Conversations on the Healing Journey with 0 Comments

A most remarkable video. What I like most about this is what he has to say about the importance of creativity, with no small amount of wit and charm. Though he focuses on education for children, Sir Ken Robinson is really talking about that creative part in all of us, and the value we place […]

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Animal School

Written by on June 20, 2007 in Conversations on the Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I just watched the video “Animal School” at www.raisingsmallsouls.com Click on the purple rectangle graphic. This deeply moved me…made me cry, because I thought of all the children who suffer because they don’t fit into a prescribed learning style. I thought of my daughter who, I have come to realize is very much a visual […]

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