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Education, Leadership, Teaching

The difference…

the difference engine

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…between:

  • apathy and empathy
  • knowing it all and a willingness to learn
  • close enough and room for improvement
  • hearing and listening
  • eight-hour days and doing what is needed
  • uninspiring and creative
  • winging it and being prepared
  • talking and teaching
  • going through the motions and caring
  • static and dynamic
  • earning a salary and making a difference
  • impulsivity and reflection
  • stagnation and innovation
  • a job and a profession

Passion.  It makes all the difference.

Rest in reason; move in passion.  ~ Khalil Gibran

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About azjd

Junior high principal by day, aspiring difference maker, and Jedi in my own mind. Act justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly.

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One thought on “The difference…

  1. Wonderful!
    You reminded me of this post:

    The education and learning approaches
    http://subbaiyer.wordpress.com/2007/01/14/the-education-and-learning-approaches/

    “The Education paradigm emphasizes acquiring a body of knowledge, “right” information, once and for all.

    The Learning paradigm emphasizes on learning how to learn, how to ask good questions, pay attention to the right things, be open to evaluating new concepts and having access to information. It emphasizes the importance of context…. “

    Also, Angela Maiers is doing some amazing things withe Passion-Driven education!

    Posted by David Truss | June 4, 2011, 9:49 pm

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Jeff Delp

Junior high principal by day, sports enthusiast, technology fanatic and jedi in my own mind. Striving to be a difference maker!
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