Wanderlust: A New Philosophy of Education?

Where does the want to explore come from? I remember a man looking into my eyes and telling me that he sees that I am a viaggiatrice (Italian for voyager). He said it was the color of my bright blue eyes as they look like the ocean and a look that is a desire toContinue reading “Wanderlust: A New Philosophy of Education?”

2019 Reflections: Seven Lessons for Success

2019 has been transformative. I have had so many new experiences and learned from so many folks. In the following paragraphs, I share what I have learned in 2019 and what my 2020 initiatives will be. My hope is that you might see yourself in some of my writings and share some of your insightsContinue reading “2019 Reflections: Seven Lessons for Success”

Many voices, one America: A salute to those who protect our freedoms

Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind. ~John Dewey A few years ago, a man seemed to follow me around a social studies conference repeating himself and saying something about using a series of movies in high school teacher’s classrooms. I courteously smiled and politely exited the conversation. Yes, I teachContinue reading “Many voices, one America: A salute to those who protect our freedoms”