Lasting Educational Change – 5 Bottom Line “Must Haves”

  First, a Note about  Change and Paradigm Shifts Let’s start with Clarity by directly getting-to-the-point of how-to evolve a lasting long-haul healing change in education: Lay the axe of change at the root causes of failed education. A.K.R.N.A advocates a solutions and systems thinking approach rather than a problem solving approach.  Collectively our ideas synthesize into one Big...
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Why Change Education Paradigms NOW?

Sometimes you simply stumble upon a synchronistic moment that has been awaiting your arrival by virtue of your focused attention. Then the enjoyment of its serendipity revives yourself and you feel the refreshment and joy of meeting up with shared intention. Such a serendipity I’d like to share with you. This video  was “adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson,...
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Fragmenting American Students Like Humpty Dumpty

I Have Concerns About Education In Crises: Wake Up! I come to you this day with the highest level of concern: failed education – physically, mentally, emotionally, Spiritually.  We’re terribly fragmented and don’t know how to put ourselves back together again.  Like Humpty Dumpty we’re having a great fall, yet many are oblivious to their descent.  And not being aware you’re...
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Revolution in Education for 21st Century Prepared Grads!

  Photo: Alex Rader / The Fiscal Times – 2010 Good Day to YOU, This is a 1st in a series of our BHAAG  (Big Heartfelt Awesome Audacious Goal), formerly, BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) presentations inviting you to explore the potential of an educational re-evolution as the answer for your child or grandchild’s future. Since the idea of revolution often conjures up visions of...
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Phonics vs Sight Reading: Does it Matter?

Phonetics Give Voices to Words! Lots of parents are puzzled by the intricacies of reading and writing and wonder which is the best way to go for their child. From my Montessori training and experience of teaching reading to children, it is clear to me how phonics are vital to a true reading experience. Why? Reading is a form of speaking from print.Observe yourself reading or writing a post with...
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