Are You Really Willing to be Disturbed?

On my office wall, I keep a disorganized array of quotes, articles, images and post-it notes with tidbits that inspire, remind or reinforce the work that I do every day.

This morning, while in a challenging telephone conversation, I looked up and saw this article:

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It reminded me that we are all on a learning journey, not just our students.  While we are creating the conditions for learning in our schools, we need to remember to allow ourselves to be confused and uncertain as well.

Will you find time today to listen to those who think differently than you do?

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5 thoughts on “Are You Really Willing to be Disturbed?”

  1. Yes, I think so. I think we have to have a change mindset these days. Whenever I get discouraged, I go back to Ken Robinson’s 2010 TED Talk on education revolution – we need more of that kind of spirit in education these days. Our mindset should be – education can be transformative.

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