We are socialized to see what is wrong, missing, off, to tear down the ideas of others and uplift our own. To a certain degree, our entire future may depend on learning to listen, listen without assumptions or defenses. ~ Adrienne Maree Brown
With a desire to rethink and reinvision the true purpose of public education (at the moment), I am rereading Adrienne Maree Brown’s Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds. I’m reminded of the nine fundamentals of the practitioners of emergent strategy.
In essence: Relationship above everything else.
And with that wide-eyed perspective, I move forward as an educator and as a parent.
Dear Reader: How are you moving into our new norm of learning?