Monthly Archives: April 2015

Nomads and Rhizomes- classrooms as gardens…

http://davecormier.com/edblog/2011/11/05/rhizomatic-learning-why-learn/ I read this blog awhile ago during #etmooc course but thanks to my Twitter PLN, I rediscovered it.  Today, in the climate of confusion and discontent in British Columbia public education, the themes could not be more contradictory with … Continue reading

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Creativity finds inspiration -read,look and listen

Originally posted on LiterateOwl:
“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” -Yo-Yo Ma ?? ___________ ?Yo-Yo Ma quote. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2015, from http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/y/yoyoma574027.html#zhoeXRBkVufeiEFw.99

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Creativity finds inspiration -read,look and listen

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” -Yo-Yo Ma    ___________  Yo-Yo Ma quote. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2015, from http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/y/yoyoma574027.html#zhoeXRBkVufeiEFw.99

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Clark’s Liberals corporate donors 50:1 NDP

http://www.theprovince.com/business/Liberal+Party+raised+million+2014+official+records+show/10955807/story.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#__federated=1 Well this tells it. Interest group donations for 2014.  BC LIBERALS DONORS:  Trade unions donated a whopping $6800 to the BC Liberals. (Can’t imagine who or why?) Corporate donations 5.1 million! (We know who and why) Bc NDP DONORS: … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell storytelling- the power of myth never gets old.

Joseph Campbell, famous author and scholar of mythology, once spoke with Bill Moyers, PBS, and I was flummoxed but lately my middle-aged mind and body is figuring it out-maybe. Unlike Yogi Berra, the NY Yankee, whom I clearly comprehend- ” … Continue reading

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Capitalist fights Putin for justice

This Invester has a very convincing story about the evils inside Russia. A capitalist turned human rights fighter is a fascinating read.    (Reuters) The former banker claims Vladimir Putin runs Russia like a crime syndicate. He should know: corrupt officials … Continue reading

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