Saturday, December 24, 2016
Monday, November 7, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Thanks to Martha Harrington for sharing this video in her CES/Fitchburg State graduate class on Positive Behavior Supports during a lesson on Fair does not always mean Equal, Fair means Everyone Gets What They Need
Monday, September 12, 2016
"This is the most important theme of Collaborative Problem Solving: the belief that if kids could do well they would do well. In other words, if the kid had the skills to exhibit adaptive behavior, he wouldn't be exhibiting challenging behavior. That's because doing well is always preferable to not doing well."
Friday, June 3, 2016
Friday, May 2, 2014
On the topic of being willing to upgrade with updated data:
Was kümmert mich mein Müll von gestern?
“What do I care about my garbage from yesterday?” as described by Elizabeth Wayland Barber in Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years.
Each new fact discovered made the picture necessarily look a little different, and he was quite happy to let go of old, outmoded views—the garbage—and move on to a new vision with a joyful laugh of discovery. (299)
Barber, E. J. W. Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early times. New York: Norton, 1994. Print.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The text of Chaim Potok's The Gift of Asher Lev is prefaced by a quote from poet Rainer Maria Rilke:
Surely all art is the result of having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, to where no one can go any further.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
I don't think books have ever solved my problems or made my decisions for me, but they bring me out of myself and make me ask myself questions, and that's life altering enough.
Roth, Veronica. The World of Veronica Roth's Divergent Series. 1st ed. New York: Katherine Tegen, 2011. Print. (Page 11, end of first paragraph: worth reading!)