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Welcome to a Blog Where We Continuously

Outline & Unfold Our No Nonsense Viewpoint

 

We need to consistently build credibility & honor the value of learning to make it purposeful, respectful, and enjoyable to students, so they’ll want to Go to School!


“I understand the value of schools operating in a businesslike manner, delivering & being held accountable to the profit margin, not only in well balanced  financial statements, but in how well student learning is progressing and meeting advancing standards!   Passing what I know, onward to others who will benefit, gives my life renewed meaning.”
…..Sharon Quinn


JOIN Our Educational Revolution by Evolution

Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Educational Sense Blog, Fast Facts, Featured | 0 comments

JOIN Our Educational Revolution by Evolution

  Time to Stop the Insane Notion of Kids “Falling through the Cracks” as an Acceptable Loss! Today we avidly invite you to explore the potential of a Peaceful & Powerful Re-volution by Evolution in Education for 21st Century Prepared Grads as the answer for your child’s or grandchild’s future.   >>>Evolution means gradual reform, yet, with a steady results orientation. >>>We’re talking about a healing type of educational reform that reconnects with healthy functioning >>for teaching...

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How People Learn 101

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in Education Articles, Educational Sense Blog, Fun | 0 comments

How People Learn 101

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Born to Learn by Born to LearnSharing is Caring and the Web Makes that a Delight… In continuing our efforts to help people understand how people learn, I write this article and play a little relay and networking by sharing onward a neat video for you to watch.  I’ve stumbled across this wonderful site and choose to share with you the essence of an article I was going to write by incorporating their little videos with big messages.  I see no value in re-inventing the wheel, and I’m...

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21st Century Education: A 21-yr Cycle

Posted by on Jul 30, 2011 in Child's Future, Education, Education Articles, Educational Sense Blog, Fast Facts, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

21st Century Education: A 21-yr Cycle

Educating for Life Means Getting it Right from Infancy into Adulthood.   Getting it Right Means No Dropped Stitches in Meeting All Learning Needs   Adulthood is not Reached till Age 21... And so, let’s take a thumbnail look, from a wholistic Big Picture view, at what a modern educational system needs to look like.  We want to meet an ideal because our children are worth the best we can rise to deliver.  Right? Here’s A LiveShare Vision of education as a systems approach that teaches both parents & kids as part of a...

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Matea Training Opens 3 Career Paths

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Careers in Teaching, Education, Educational Sense Blog, Leadership, Matea Model, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

Education Leadership   Matea Training is a Career Choice  with A Future for Professional Development in Field of 21st Century Education   Diagram Illustrates the Full Scope of Career Path Opportunities that  Matea Training Makes Available Over time, as your experience matures in applying your Matea teaching and team co-creating skills, you will develop capacities into a natural ability, a very high functioning skill, to deal with whatever a unique environment presents.  If teaching teachers or consulting other schools that are...

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Education’s Exit Stage Launches a Paradigm Shift

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in Business of Education, Education Articles, Education in Crises, Educational Sense Blog, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

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 of your story… Antakarana Co-Creation Learning Project (A.K.R.N.A) is an established charitable nonprofit able to accept tax-exempt donations...

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AKRNA is a Change Maker!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2011 in Business of Education, Educational Sense Blog, Matea Model, Paradigm Shift in Education | 1 comment

AKRNA is a Change Maker!

  The Antakarana Co-Creation Learning Project – A.K.R.N.A organization, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has become part of the Ashoka global network of change makers with our offering as a social entrepreneur and innovator… working to create tomorrow’s jobs today by being a catalyst for educational system reform:  Ashoka’s “Powering Economic Opportunity: Create a World that Works”. Over time, we anticipate strengthening our alliance with Ashoka as we Engage their Changemakers community platform...

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How is a Child Made Creative? We Encourage It

Posted by on Jul 5, 2011 in Education, Education Articles, Educational Sense Blog | 0 comments

How is a Child Made Creative? We Encourage It

…Out into the Open I remember my lesson regarding just how easily, for better or for worse, teaching influences kid’s beliefs in them selves and their academic performances, as well as their behaviors at home or in school. This awareness while gained over 15 years, has changed its meaning for me because time has deepened its richness. This child I’m going to tell you about is now an adult who’s in the publishing business making a living from her creativity. I noticed that this one exceptionally bright child was quite...

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Matea Model: New Breed of Teacher

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011 in Business of Education, Careers in Teaching, Charter Schools, Education, Education Articles, Education in Crises, Educational Sense Blog, Illusions of "Reality", Leadership, Matea Model, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

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 turn-down, and man’s inhumanity to man is giving rise to a devastating complacency regarding crime, drug traffic, human trafficking, violence in...

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Educational “Experts” are Clueless! (Yikes)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2011 in Child's Future, Education, Education in Crises, Educational Sense Blog, Really?? | 0 comments

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 say,” is what made me stop in disbelief. Experts have NO IDEA!?  Really?  This is more than sad, it is disturbing on many levels, yet, it makes my...

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Restructuring Educ: Teacher & Money Issues

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Careers in Teaching, Education, Education Articles, Educational Sense Blog, Matea Model, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

Restructuring Educ: Teacher & Money Issues

Our exciting career creation Matea Model trains a new breed of entrepreneurial teachers who are aware & well trained in pedagogy and observation.  (Thus, they’re able to discern best practices for optimal responsiveness >>  to individual students & >>  to the dynamics of their classes as interactive socially evolving groups. They’ll be well trained in communication skills and oriented to collaborate their findings.) With their skill-set, values and passion, they’ll lead us out of the chaos of a...

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Blogging Educational Sense!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Educational Sense Blog, Paradigm Shift in Education | 0 comments

Blogging Educational Sense!

Welcome to a Blog Where We Continuously Outline & Unfold Our No Nonsense Viewpoint This site itself is in the process of evolving… Our blog, “Lasting Educational Change -5 Bottom Line “Must Haves” lists a cogent summary of our call for action regarding specific outcomes driving our Re-evolution Evolving Education into a Paradigm Shift that will graduate students ready for the 21st century in a globally competent manner. This blog was posted June 18, 2011. Our entire site speaks to the many facets of HOW-TO...

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Lasting Educational Change – 5 Bottom Line “Must Haves”

Posted by on Jun 18, 2011 in Education Articles, Educational Sense Blog, Fast Facts, Paradigm Shift in Education | 3 comments

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 Idea (BHAAG), and may be considered Revolutionary in that it is a radically new idea and produces answers that aren’t what people expect, NOT...

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