For a while now, perhaps ever sense I was introduced to a “lab” model of scientific and education research, I’ve wondered, what is a lab? How do I build my own “lab”? In working on this, I came to the following conclusions: I am the leader of my own lab. My lab is focused on […]Read More Dr. Nicky. The Scientist.
Meaning involves… Creation. Interpretation. Connection.Read More Seeking connection.
Where does it come from?Read More I don’t always get it right.
I create. I express. I meditate. I am.
To harness the creativity.
And propel it forward and out.
To give life to ideas.
Grounded in love.Read More Guided by a sense of purpose.
Writing is a practice that must be cultivated through dedicated practice.Read More Writing and mindfulness.
Do you see that? Do you see how I was stuck, and how I turned to writing as a release and way to make sense of my experience?Read More Caught in the middle.
It is time to take a stance. To let your voice be heard. What matters to you? Be aware of it. Share your ideas with others. And do something about it.Read More Advocating for what matters.
One powerful lens that I find fascinating and incredibly rich is to take the stance of a student. Based on interacting with a student–listening to what they say, watching intently as the do, draw, or create something–and ultimately wondering, based on what I know about this student (history), the context we are in (situation), what might […]Read More Student thinking as a source of insight.
January 24, 2018 I teach, I learn. My first born turned 6 years old today. I dedicate this post to him, Focusing on both what I am teaching, and what I am learning. I teach kindness, and self-regulation. I learn vulnerability and excitement. I teach discipline and self-care. I learn playfulness […]Read More I teach, I learn.
Monday January 15, 2018 I gaze, I wonder. As a little part of my soul Cries, another part Celebrates. Celebrates a time that once Was, and now has past. Will I go on living my life Present, past, and future Or will I learn to live more fully In the now To become more alive […]Read More I gaze, I wonder.