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Archive for November 6th, 2013

…What drove me to teach were two sparks.  The spark in a student’s eye when they grasped their way with confidence; and the spark in my eye when a student revealed a different perspective to mine.  That’s why I loved being an English teacher.  It was all about sharing different interpretations, perspectives and nuances that lay within a landscape of words speaking truths only made real in someone else’s mind.  My role was to enable that thought freedom and to nurture tolerance.  My job was to allow people unique views in on the worlds we studied each day and for my eyes to be widened by their perspective.  Learning happened all round and, if I ever did my job right, on all levels too.
  —  From a blog I follow: “The Bamboo Principle“, located at:
http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com/
The specific post was:
http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/a-job-of-it/
[Another great blog to check out if you haven’t already…  And, yes, back in 2010, I still didn’t know about scheduling posts.  In a way, it’s nice to be reminded we’re all beginners at some point.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2012 Election Day – Please Hear What I’m Not Saying
2011 Mostly Strange, Always Blue
What Is It You Want?
2010 MSNBC, Bring Back Keith !!!
Value..
Worse Still…
Afraid So…
Making It
Don’t Jump Small
Time
Push!!
I’m Still Here… (A Message To Keith Olbermann)
Choose
Not Yet…
Mean Too
Still Building (and Planning)
Hangin’ High
Always…

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