"...Rather than constantly finding ways to manipulate kids in ways that don’t help them, let’s teach them how to advocate for themselves in times when they don’t have an adult to back them up immediately. Let’s have kids pick their own projects for school and set the guidelines. Every so often, they have to learn how to make good decisions, and we will just have to be there when they don’t.
We as educators ought to hope that, when they make good decisions, a domino effect takes place and they continue to make those decisions, but if our hand keeps pushing those dominoes, we never get the full effect. Neither do they."
|The above downloaded from Mon Ramirez Facebook page
"...I think I'm supposed to say something about me? Well, I'm a collection of molecules named Maine Galvez. I'm not unique nor extraordinary, but I'm a product of billion years of evolution and one of trillion chains of historical probabilities, to which, had any of it turned differently, I wouldn't have existed..."
"P. S. The title of this post, even the title of my blog has something to do with the great Richard Feynman, because he's awesome and I admire him :)"
|To read this flowchart, please visit "Surely You're Joking, Ms. Galvez"
Go ahead. Go through the flow chart and see where you land....