Learning a New Skill

Learning a New Skill

Learning a new skill, even if it is a hobby, can inform your thinking about the learning conditions adults need to be successful. Please view my video blog about learning a new skill and my reflections on learning conditions for teachers and school leaders. Leave a comment, if you would…

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Civil Rights Movement Tour Part 2

Civil Rights Movement Tour Part 2

Ronetta Jenkins is a summer intern for West Wind Education Policy. She will be a Junior this fall at Iowa City High. This is part 2 of a 2-part blog. The third stop was Montgomery, Alabama where we visited the Rosa Parks Museum. I always thought Rosa didn’t give up…

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Civil Rights Movement Tour

Civil Rights Movement Tour

Starting my journey off on June 8th to go back down south I thought to myself, why am I going again? I feel like I know it all already after going on this trip for the 4th time. I didn’t know enough. The day I left and I arrived at…

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BE BOLD

BE BOLD

Have you ever noticed that when you are deeply interested in something, you find ideas about that interest where you aren’t expecting to find them and when you aren’t intentionally seeking that information?  If you are open to learning something new, then ideas come to you from sources and settings…

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It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See You Later

It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See You Later

After nearly two years, Friday June 28, 2013 was my last official day at West Wind Education Policy Inc.  On July 1, I started my new position as Associate Principal at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Although I’m thrilled to start this new chapter of my life, it…

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