Archive for January, 2011

FEARLESSNESS

Well, during our “What Do You Want To Know About Me” community building session in class, the students were interested in my survival of a massive cerebral hemorrhage and what it meant to me.  I told them that it wasn’t soon after I had returned from the hospital that I experienced survivor syndrome asking with […]

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THE NEGLECTED FREEDOM IN EDUCATION

I was talking with a bunch of people on my campus and through e-mail.  They had picked up on a passing comment I had made that I, a once avowed “anti-clickerer,” am struggling to learn how to clicker and experiment with using clickers as part of my freshman history classes.  When a few asked me […]

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A QUICKIE ON A STUDENT IS A PERSON

This weekend I was asked by a friend,  “When you go into any class, what are you conscious of the most?” I quickly answered, ”That I have a shared humanity with each of them!” Louis

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RANDOM THOUGHT: LIVING

Someone just asked me what my most important learning experience was.  Without a hesitation, I quickly answer, “My cerebral hemorrhage!  Every day it hits me square between the eyes.  By all that is right, I shouldn’t be here with you.  I feel I’m living on borrowed time.  It’s been over three years, I still haven’t […]

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