Valedictorian Graduate Speaks UP!

Erica Goldson is a valedictorian graduate from Coxsackie-Athens High School. She gives quite a speech to her audience and encourages a hard look at the state of education.  She invites people to start a pedagogic movement.  A.K.R.N.A’s  Educational Revolution by Evolution is an answer to a growing awareness that education cannot continue as it is.  I’ve personally and...
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Education’s Exit Stage Launches a Paradigm Shift

Slide 6- BHAAG Defined Our Vision SEES How “the Beginning Is in the End”! Our Vision/Mission & Service to Advancing an Educational Paradigm Shift: Part 1 – Let’s lay some ground work for a common understanding and orientation for clarifying a graduating goal … Our Mission and Desired Outcome: We begin our story with the intention and hope it will become part...
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Matea Model: New Breed of Teacher

Matea Model is a New Breed of Entrepreneurial Teachers: Liberators from Rote   INTRODUCTION Addressing the Need for Education Change Models and Our Reluctance to, “Carpe Diem!” Why a new model for education? It’s pragmatic; our current system is producing graduates so unprepared for the world they  graduate into that we are suffering notable social decay, economic...
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Educational “Experts” are Clueless! (Yikes)

Wow, I stumbled across this article in The Washington Post written by Lois Romano, “Literacy of College Graduates Is on Decline Survey’s Finding of a Drop in Reading Proficiency Is Inexplicable, Experts Say”. From that alone, can you guess why I was taken aback and felt compelled to make a few comments about the supposed mystery? This phrase, “is inexplicable, experts...
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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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