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A great commencement address

Doug Johnson at the Blue Skunk blog has shared his latest commencement address and I love it. He shares, in 15 minutes, five principles for education and change learned over 30 years as an educator, and these are:
1. Be subversive.
2. Understand and honor the characteristics of today’s learners.
3. Do not be content with superficial change.
4. Become a co-learner.
5. Take responsibility.
Not a bad list!
Read the whole thing. It’s inspiring.

Posted on: June 11, 2008, 9:34 pm Category: Uncategorized

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  1. Thank you, Stephen. Coming from you (one of my genuine heroes!) this is high praise, indeed.

  2. These may be clever things to say in a school- but to advise people to behave like this in their working life will shorten it by many years.