Nuance in Education – Dare We?

I’m sitting in a downtown Oakland coffee shop, thinking deep thoughts about Ann Coulter’s end game in coming to UC Berkeley – then not coming – and the helicopters that are still hovering above campus for security tonight. Deep thoughts about extremes as the only acceptable mindsets. Deep thoughts about the disappearance of nuance in political, public, […]

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I thought I knew me, 25 and alive, naive to the vibes of undetermined skies ahead. Who are you? I knew not om; om was a transitory being with a role to play but not the reality of totality that is and isn’t the sum of all that is inspired and inert, alive and dead. Identity? […]

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Colonialism in Education

Have I come here to help you build a bridge? Or have I already built a bridge and come to ask you how it should be painted? colonialism /kəˈləʊnɪəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. the policy and practice of a power in extending control over weaker peoples or areas; Also called imperialism My Biases Against Colonialism When you Google colonialism, […]

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The Silver Bullet

How would I fix education? Who’s gotten that question before? Check out my Education Pioneers blog post about my thoughts on that elusive “silver bullet” in education work. Hint: I don’t believe in one.

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