My own learning cycle would not have progressed as it has if I kept inside a vacuum, unwilling to change as a reflection of the students I’ve met, the teachers I’ve worked with or the professional development I’ve taken part in. Likewise, life cycles, of any animal, do not occur without influence from outside forces.
“The world is not given by our fathers but borrowed from our children.” This thought provides the inspiration for this blog, The Borrowed Classroom. This first post will explain the metaphor and the intention of future posts.
“….a practical guide for teachers who love their students and who are optimistic about the future and about our natural world. This profession demands optimism; personal and professional changes toward a more sustainable life does too.”