I remember as a kid when my parents asked me what I had done in school that day I would mutter the phrase “nothing” (don’t think I am alone on this one). I think it’s the question that’s the problem here not the kids. Below are a list of questions that might be useful for reflective teachers and parents.
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I was deeply saddened to hear that Rita Pierson had passed away, at age 61. Her TED Talk is powerful, funny, heartfelt and inspiring. It is an honour to help share her message with the world. Hers is truly an idea worth spreading: that every child, rich or poor, deserves a champion.
Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half-light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.