Writing is a practice that must be cultivated through dedicated practice.
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 mightContinue reading “Student thinking as a source of insight.”
I sit in silence to notice the conversations. Who is swimming. Who is at the beach. How well they are doing. How much improvement and growth is evident. I stand in silence to notice sensations and actions. My body is aching for movement and stretch. I lunge and twist and arch my back. My handsContinue reading “Notice, in silence. “
Woke up thinking about writing. Got up to write. Checked email, wordpress, and instagram. Why? Doesn’t matter. I noticed this distraction. I noticed the sense of being dissatisfied with my practice. I decided to believe in myself. Sat down at my desk, opened my computer to write, started writing. This is the practice.