The Need for a Tribe

One of the readings for an education course I am attending is titled ‘How to Build Your Tribe—Finding ‘Your People’ ” and was written by Marelisa Fabrega. Fabrega is concerned with our human need to be part of a group. She writes that “Noted psychologist, Abram Maslow, had identified this need to belong as one … [Read more…]

College of Education at the University of Hawaii

My Post titled “Redesigning Universities” is a fine example of a Canadian success story. The link below demonstrates how we, south and a bit west of the Canadian border are throwing words and theories at this issue, but failing miserably. The link leads to a video clip about the University of Hawaii’s flagship campus, and … [Read more…]

Noam Chomsky

I recently ran across the following quote from Noam Chomsky and I must admit that it surprised me. I always took it for granted that a thinker, and activist like Chomsky was always out to persuade others. This short passage really made me stop and reassess my behavior, as well as many of the educators … [Read more…]