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School Dog

Label it however you like therapy,comfort or support a ‘school dog’ is a great addition to any educational setting. But then again I like dogs. The school dog has no hierarchal bias,doesn’t discriminate,is flexible,has time and listens well. Each a valuable attribute. What I’ve come

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What if your guest speaker spoke with you-not to you?

What if your guest speaker spoke with you-not to you? What if their storytelling ability allowed you to freely share yours? What if the room was full of conversations and you could access the best bits-meaning everyone present had an opportunity to genuinely communicate and

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Respectful relationships…

“More than just words” *CONVERSATION / guest speaking NOTES including resources (links) communicate verb (SHARE INFORMATION) -to share information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals The way in which we communicate always counts-as does it’s accuracy,clarity and sincerity.Communication underpins

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Concentrate or consume?

As adults we ask young people to pay attention, key in and focus. Concentrate- upon conversation in the classroom,when using tools in a workshop and particularly behind the wheel of a car. “Concentrate or kill” was just one of many provocative strap-lines targeting drivers (full)

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America the land of the free and the home of the brave?

Hardly. The stars have long since lost their luster and the stripes no longer run true.America where paper tigers chase paper at the expense of effective politics and the people they are elected to serve.America shouldn’t serve as anyone’s global barometer. Pointed homelessness. Systemic racism.

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