Communicating, Interbeing, mayan calendar, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

The Trecena of K’at: 13 Days of Fertility & Freedom.

“The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence.” ~ Annette Simmons We are living in the space between stories. The old story of separation no longer holds water. Many have woken up to the fact that The System… Continue reading The Trecena of K’at: 13 Days of Fertility & Freedom.

New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

Why We Don’t Believe in School Anymore

Although we are grateful for our educations and experiences as students and teachers in traditional schools, here's why we don't want to work within schools anymore, ever again, nor want our children or grandchildren to be subjected to the tyranny of the classroom. Michelle's Story School worked for me. I was always on the honor… Continue reading Why We Don’t Believe in School Anymore

Writings

Stories We Share: Nature Stories, Myths & Fairy Tales

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” - Phillip Pullman Stories are more than reminders of our childhood. Stories tell timeless truths that transcend our overly active analytical brains, open our hearts and spark our imaginations. Everyone loves to relax into a good story, but as teachers, parents and learners… Continue reading Stories We Share: Nature Stories, Myths & Fairy Tales

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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…

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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…

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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