Writings

Let’s Get Ready to #reverb!

Dude. It's almost December. (Which means it's almost day 1 of reverb15.) Reverb is a  personal and communal writing practice that provides a means to reflect on the year that has passed and set intentions for the coming year. For the first three weeks of the month—from December 1 to 21—I’ll post a daily writing… Continue reading Let’s Get Ready to #reverb!

The New Story

Kat’s Story of Learning: I Remember…

I remember listening to books with audio recordings on my living room floor. The pages were black and white but took on full colour in my mind. I can still hear the voices of some of the characters. I remember one story was about gratitude and another one was about a young girl who was… Continue reading Kat’s Story of Learning: I Remember…

The New Story

Michelle’s Story of Learning: I Remember…

I was a quiet, pensive, friendly child. I remember the excitement I felt at learning to read thin Dick and Jane books in kindergarten. I remember getting all As on my report cards and being commended as “a responsible and diligent student.” I remember proudly receiving an award labeled “The Thinker” from my second-grade teacher.… Continue reading Michelle’s Story of Learning: I Remember…

The New Story

Learning, Old and New Stories

There comes a time when we realize that learning isn’t what we were taught it was. Most of us were not even taught in a way that we learned and some of us have even gone on to teach (and parent and manage) the way we were taught… all because we didn’t learn, really learn, what… Continue reading Learning, Old and New Stories