“Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not preparation for life but is life itself,” John Dewey.



The Courage To Teach: The Hidden Wholeness: Paradox in Teaching and Learning (Repost)

In Chapter 3 (yes, I’m only in Chapter 3, I’m a slow reader), Palmer talks about paradoxes and using paradoxes in looking at ourselves and looking at how we teach.  He operationalizes paradoxes as opposites, or as he calls them, “either-ors”.  Instead of choosing one of the “either-or” options, he suggests we choose both.  To

Development of Faith and Spirituality (Repost)

Evans et al’s Chapter 11 discusses the Development of Faith and Spirituality.  I found interest in this topic because I fairly recently became a Christian myself and think my spiritual development in college was extremely lacking.  According to Evans et al (2010, pp 195) from Speck (2005) and my own personal experiences, spirituality is avoided