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Friday, March 21, 2014


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I love this! Not only have you found my favorite Carlina Rinaldi quote, but you have captured exactly how I approach teaching at Opal. You said, "If we approach a class with the attitude that the reason why they're together is to develop and pursue questions that have never been asked before because they’ve never been stumbled upon." I will add that only these children, right now, can ask these particular questions in this particular way because of who they are and the gifts they bring. Then I am reminded of the power of a learning community steeped in the "spirit of research." Thank you, Matt!

Glad you enjoyed the post, Levia: It's only because I've worked with you and the rest of the Opal staff that I have this perspective. So thank you!

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