In:sight reflections on education

I believe that the purpose of education is to transform the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual life of the learner.  I believe, consistent with the root meaning of education, that transformation is the process of drawing out the inner wisdom of the learner.  My responsibility as an educator is to create an engaged and rigorous learning environment where learners are invited into deep relationship with the content we are studying as well as each other as members of a classroom community. Academic success is premised more on change and transformation of the learner rather than the capacity to present back to me specific forms of information. This blog is an invitation to explore these concepts while also providing insights and practical means for turning these teaching ideas into achievable goals.

Learn more about the intent of this blog in my first blog post.

Blogs

IN:SIGHT Signs

January 10, 2021—This past summer I was visiting a place well known for its natural beauty. An area frequently visited ...
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IN:SIGHT Mystery in Teaching

Why when God’s world is so big, did you fall asleep in a prison of all places? - Rumi Dec, 28 2020 ...
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IN:SIGHT Brokenhearted Abundance

Oct. 2, 2020 — Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer in her poem “Holding What Must Be Held” writes: “Down by the river ...
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IN:SIGHT Sacred Time

July, 17 2020 — I would like to state that we are living in sacred time. I acknowledge that this ...
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IN:SIGHT Now

June 17, 2020 — “Normal” is a word I hear often these days. It carries with it the allure, of ...
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IN:SIGHT Stillness

May 29, 2020 — “Shelter in Place.” “Social distancing.” How do these words make you feel? I experience varying amounts ...
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