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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa J. Cooley Jun 16, 2011. 10 Replies

On Monday, June 13 I'll be giving a talk to my School Board on the "Passion-Driven School." We're making plans to move toward a standards-based system, and I'm going to call for the inclusion of some…Continue

 

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Lisa J. Cooley replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"It went well.  I have been having some trouble - -or rather, my son is -- getting the video off his ipod and up on YouTube.  Rather than a dialogue it was very much a lecture, mainly because of my nerves as I plowed through the…"
Jun 16, 2011
Nellie Makarova-Cross replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"Hi, Lisa , How was your Board Meeting ?  "
Jun 16, 2011
Lisa J. Cooley replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"It's something to think about.  I find it hard, personally, to find anything good about the traditional model, but then I am rejecting what other people value. "
Jun 11, 2011
Steve Hargadon replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"I'd actually like to play this out myself sometime.  I'm not sure I know all of your references, but I am interested in how specific kinds of social activities might help to bridge the oppositional forces.  I think I'm…"
Jun 11, 2011
tom abeles replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"Steve, Your"
Jun 11, 2011
Steve Hargadon replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"The basic idea of Polarity Management is try and help people see the value in both of the ideas--typically, ideas that reflect the dual nature of most situation.  Control/Freedom, for example.  My idea would be to find a way to help the…"
Jun 11, 2011
Lisa J. Cooley replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"Thanks, Steve! I will be around tomorrow.  I get upset when parents tell me what they want is more of something that I believe to be actually harmful to kids (i.e. "merit" trips, tracking, more homework, etc.) and I wonder if they…"
Jun 11, 2011
Steve Hargadon replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"Lisa:   I would love to take a few minutes with you to talk about this.  I just finished a really interesting book:  Polarity Management, and I think there is a principle in the book which would really help in such a discussion.…"
Jun 11, 2011
tom abeles replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"I am uncertain how you differentiate between your passion model and the effort to move to an outcome or competency based model of education.   No matter how students learn- self-driven by carrots or externally driven by teacher mandates, if the…"
Jun 9, 2011
Lisa J. Cooley replied to Lisa J. Cooley's discussion Help me!
"I have a pretty good grounding in the reasons for the passion-driven classroom, having read lots of books and listened to almost all Steve's interviews on the subject, read lots of teacher blogs over the last months and done a bunch of writing…"
Jun 9, 2011
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Help me!

On Monday, June 13 I'll be giving a talk to my School Board on the "Passion-Driven School." We're making plans to move toward a standards-based system, and I'm going to call for the inclusion of some system for finding interests/passions of children and giving them the time and resources within the system to pursue them. There's a lot of support on my Board, but there will be objections that I'm trying to anticipate. One is: "In a passion-driven, personalized school, what happens with the kid…See More
Jun 9, 2011
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