As a practitioner, I have often taken quality, engagement and partnership for granted: they are a given. How could you live without any of them?
In fact, none of these factors exist without the other. Think about it. Think about how life would be…
I know that I am expanding the definitions in my head. I am not just talking about partnership of organizations here but individuals; such as teacher to student or the partnership a person has with their instrument, writing pen, script, or experiment.
I am talking about life with or without connection of self to others. I am not sure how quality of any level can exist without connection.
WOW, what an “AHA!” moment I just had because that is what we ask hundreds of thousands of students to do every day in the classrooms across this country.
Can we stop asking WHY students are dropping out?
I mean, don’t we know why they are BORED, feel unengaged, and often have no connection to either their instructor or anyone else. Read the rest of this entry »