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We ARE how we TEACH...

See that? He said "his LEARNing"... ..."proof"...definitive proof...that he had an illegitimate "son"...during his stay in the UK! 8 The problem is, of course, that we all "define" ourselves as TEACHers (saying "I'm a facilitator of LEARNing" is still a bit of a mouthful for most of us)...and, sadly, most of us are still evaluated by how well we "sages" on our "stages"...

Rogers QUOTE (Facilitation of LEARNing)

BUT, I digress!8 There is nothing wrong with being a TEACHer (despite what many parents "say" - Thanks Pat) - what matters more, however, is the kind of TEACHer we is... Another of my favourite quotes comes from Parker Palmer - indeed, I "stole" today's title from this very non-EDUthespian TEACHer:

Take another look - what do you thunk Parker is saying to YOU?8 It makes total sense...when we work it out (it took me a few stabs)! The first step in becoming a better TEACHer is all about LEARNing more about "who we are" as TEACHers (pre-, while- and post-classroom "performances"). 8 This, in turn, requires that we recognise...

...Yes, I am on a roll with all my "stealing" today!8 In recent years, we TEACHers have started to talk a lot more about LEARNacy - the LEARNacy of our students. This is wonderful...but not enough. We really have to explore our own levels of LEARNacy...a wee bit more, first! 8 So, here's another whacky idea - I'm coming up with a lot of these of late - why don't you speak with your Head of Department...your Supervisor...your Dean...today... ...and ask her to cancel this week's (boring) "meeting" (you know it's going to be a waste of time, anyways)...and replace it with a "brown bag TEACHer LEARNing Forum". 8 You know...so you can share some thunks on the following questions:

Afterall...


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