Creativity & Human Spirit is Fun!

This video speaks to the heart of our human spirit and how when we plug-in our questions to take our project or whatever to the next level, amazing ideas occur. More so, these engineers  from Odenplan, Stockholm were motivated enough to “go the extra mile” and co-create something fun while useful. I’d say this catapulted them into the joys of making it exciting, too, not only...
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What Type of Learner Are You?

I found this great infographic on the web today and decided it was in everyone’s best interest for me to share it. The people at Online College did a nice job in explaining the different ways in which people learn.   Sometimes these learning differences or styles are referred to or woven into discussions about  our varying intelligences. Though I generally consider our intelligences as...
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Eye Opening Experience Urges Founding of AKRNA Foundation

A Shared Journal Note from One of Our Founders, Sharon Quinn Teens Need to Know We Love & Care for Them! “I Need to Know You Care About Me…” “Several years ago, I personally sat in a room before a panel of teens that had been assembled by Oklahoma State Superintendent, Sandy Garret, and looked these disheartened and angry students in their eyes as they made...
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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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It IS Time to Act!

Antakarana was founded so this child wouldn’t have to worry about his educational future any longer… We’ll teach you how to inspire meaningful purpose in students, teach for learning skills, not memorization. Skills that are essential curriculum inclusions and can no longer be left out are critical & creative thinking, mutuality of...
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Rapport Makes Us Feel We DO Matter

Rapport is a key skill woven into the core of all Matea training and lies at the heart of all Antakarana Co-Creation Learning Projects – A.K.R.N.A.   Rapport takes on many expressions from kindness, sharing, spending time with someone, phoning someone to hear their voice, a visit to an ailing friend, collaboration, as well as a growing number of nonprofit mission statements which reflect...
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Why Our Mission Advocates Systems Thinking

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series 3 Unifying Priniciples of a Successful Educational Reform Formula      A.K.R.N.A Brings Unifying Principles into Educational Reform as Integral to Creating a Long Term 21st Century Solution In this article of the series, we address the 1st Principle of a successful formula for educational reform:   Systems Thinking = Critical Thinking...
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