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All That We Share (Watch!)

Video post by @davidkanigan. This is a great post from David and worth the few minutes it takes to watch it.

Source: All That We Share (Watch!)

As I watched this video, it reminded me of an undergraduate class I took. It was the only class non-special needs undergraduate students could take.

I recall how our text and professor focused on the idea that we have far more in common than what makes us difference. At the core, we are each humans and, when we see each other in that light, it makes all the difference.

When we take time and are mindful to each person present to us, we can grow and understand their presence is a gift to each of us. The differences make us each a unique star in the universe, but there is more to each of us that makes us the same.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and spent the last 14 years teaching in an incrediable hybrid school setting. My dissertation topic and research were how teachers experience becoming who teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

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  1. That was very moving, Ivon.
    Leslie

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  2. Reblogged this on Leonard Durso and commented:
    from Ivon Prefontaine’s blog: Teacher as Transformer

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  3. I saw this just a week ago or so and thought it was one of the most powerful short videos I have ver seen. I’d love to see this done in every community.

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  4. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    WAS IT SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE, WHO SANG…”WE ARE FAMILY!”

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  5. Well worth the watch and share! Thanks, Ivon. 🙂

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