Useful information

Teaching with dark (what is your ecology II)

” So what is your local ecology?” asks Judy Meyer K12 Education/Outreach Senior Program Coordinator, Mcdonald Observatory, University of Texas. I find, the question fascinating, as I was just preparing to launch the teachers’ program “Ecology Leadership in the Classroom” in a very multicultural context with teachers from France, Portugal, Finland, and India. I was …

Teaching with dark (what is your ecology II) Read More »

Ecology as place-based learning (I)

What is your Ecology? TheCo, as part of Jackson Tenesse,  ecology is cooperation. “It cannot be about profits” (I hear Lisa, CEO mentioning in the larger context of mapping engagement with the community served, which is a continuous process and at the core of the everyday work organization.  This infrastructure (physical, human, and social) makes …

Ecology as place-based learning (I) Read More »

Pedagogy of Hope – Futures Thinking in a world of “shifted baseline”

“There is a distinction between beliefs as our best ability of understanding a situation  or relationship, and beliefs based on hope, intuitions, and these should be backed with critical thinking..this is especially important if  the beliefs that we accept or dismiss can have life-altering consequences at a planetary scale” Karen O’Brien, You matter more than …

Pedagogy of Hope – Futures Thinking in a world of “shifted baseline” Read More »

Teaching through climate change: the power of storytelling

This article is based on a spontaneous insightful dialogue with Christian Wagley, Costal Organizer Florida-Alabama, working with Healthy Gulf and 350Pensacola.  These thoughts are part of the reflection process as I listen to Christian and allow a deeper consideration of how we teach through climate change, the opportunity for fostering “Learning, Diversity and Urban Thinking”. Sustainable …

Teaching through climate change: the power of storytelling Read More »

Imagination as “curriculum”- building up context competencies

As part of my Humphrey Fellowship during the 2023/2024 academic year, I am “imaging” a University of Teachers: a model for lifelong teacher training that supports the inner goals process as a foundation for teaching and learning with 21st-century competencies. The key word is imagining. On imagining..   Imagination: is more important than knowledge. Knowldge is …

Imagination as “curriculum”- building up context competencies Read More »

Innovation as school culture

Based on the reflection and collective dialogue with teachers and students at Lizdeika Highschool, in Radviliškis Lithuania, I am thanking the Lithuanian team of teachers, vice principal, and principal, that made our learning there possible and for their innovation context. I was invited together with teachers and students from Turkey, Italy, Portugal, and Romania to …

Innovation as school culture Read More »

Coaching STEAM- the art of wellbeing

STEAM- as New ways of learning, allowing learning relations to be visible; different levels of emotions will be possible dwelling (pondering), enchantment, and caring. “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.” Rumi Art in STEAM is very important, art invites the many different possible ways in which to approach …

Coaching STEAM- the art of wellbeing Read More »

Wellbeing and climate change – Teaching and learning as “ radical nature”

Hygiology is the science of preserving health, and care to preserve; the act of keeping from destruction, decay, or any ill. The state of being preserved, looking at how something has survived can be perceived as well-being, as resilience. The capacity of the system to adapt, ideas from “Teaching to transgress” by the amazing bell …

Wellbeing and climate change – Teaching and learning as “ radical nature” Read More »

Integrative Practices- how we step and show up in the classroom matters!

We are living in the nature, without the nature we don’t have our culture.” Heli Aikio, teacher, Sámi musician artist By Integrative Practices, as part of 21st-century classrooms, we mean the ability to hold, teach, be, and do with students learning. During a time of “wicked problems”, rapid paradigm shift, where the teachers via the …

Integrative Practices- how we step and show up in the classroom matters! Read More »

Scroll to Top