I met Shannon Kline last spring when she came to Philadelphia with the team from the amazingly inspirational Anson Jones Elementary in Dallas, Texas, USA. ( May 5 :The Real Story) It was so thrilling to learn that her exceptional work in collaboration with fellow teacher Candice Lindsay is being recognized by this group who recognized … Continue reading Sanford Teacher Award to Shannon Kline for Dreamline Work
One of my all-time favorite poets wrote the famous phrase, “For if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly”, and I believe he meant that without dreams, we cannot go anywhere. We cannot do what we are meant to do. Yet, how many school experiences actively engage students in dreaming? Did you … Continue reading Listen to This!
The advent of games like Escape Room and BreakoutEDU started around 2007 and their popularity has only kept growing. All across the USA, there are storefront Escape Room entertainment venues where groups of people pay to work collaboratively in order to solve a mystery and literally break out of a room. They willingly agree to … Continue reading Unlocking the Dream
We talked about paying attention to the inside–that each Dreamline and Value flag helps focus our own attention on the inside–what we value, what we dream, what we plan. And we talked about how the inside is more important than the outside–in friendship, in family, in everything we do with other people. “Zip!” “Zap! “Zop!!” […]