I don’t think I have learned to write any better

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I know that all of you RPC students like me only have a blog because you have to post your essays on it. But The only reason you d that is so people can correct them. But that is what i have noticed! No one is correcting them. All we do is like or say it is good because we don’t want to take the time to correct the essay. I do this too.

https://creativeskate.wordpress.com/2021/06/03/whats-the-point

See that all I want is for you to see me so I can know you and you can know me

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Behavior is a message. When a child is being disrespectful, disruptive, rude, or otherwise not the typical kid you know, they’re telling you something. In this environment, in which we have been crisis schooling, remote, hybrid, physically distanced, masked, barriered, pool noodle-spaced, and disconnected, behavior is a big Vegas style sign with neon flashing lights.

https://tallpoppyteaching.wordpress.com/2021/02/12/see-me

Boring life experiences help develop great clarity around the kind of belief systems and resultant behaviours that shape people and communities

I guess I don’t really see it as a point of interest that I worked as a corporate governance auditor. There aren’t a bunch of humorous anecdotes about being a systems and operations specialist in a business advisory special projects team in a public accounting firm. And I can’t really entertain the masses with my transition into economic development or taking on the gig as set up CEO for Regional Development Australia for Far North Queensland and Torres Strait Region.

https://sarahpowell.global/what-shapes-us

Connections

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Positively Un-broken

We need to teach our children how to connect with others. I don’t mean teach them how to connect via social media—they are experts at that already. I mean we need to teach them to connect with other people face-to-face and one-on-one.

This thought struck me the other day after a couple things happened. First of all, I realized the new version of Google’s gmail is now offering me the option to click on a pre-determined email response. Essentially, it is “reading” my email and formulating a quick response that I can send to someone like, say, my boss, to thank her, let her know I will check into something, or make her think I am following up on her response or a request. In reality, the pre-determined one-click response allows me to not think. I don’t have to think about my response, and I don’t have to think about…

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Language: The Key to Culture in Your School

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The Learning Renaissance

Working in schools, I found that I was able to come to a provisional understanding of the culture driving the school simply in the walk from the reception to the Head Teacher’s office. The interactions I heard between staff and students told me most of what I needed to know about which forces were driving the school.

In that short walk I’ve heard apoplectic teachers screaming at students, teachers indifferent to students talking to them and teachers for whom serving the needs of the individual student are clearly paramount. No extensive evidence base is more informative of the ruling culture in a school than the simple interactions students and teachers have on the corridor.

I don’t think enough work goes into ensuring that students receive a consistent and nurturing experience throughout the school day and it is in these inconsistencies that poor behaviour manifests itself.

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