They're Like Metronomes

"Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future" ~ Dennis Waitley   I've been asked many times what my philosophy of education is, by people in education and those outside. During one of my Principal qualification courses I was asked to write my philosophy of education and defend it to the group and the instructor. As a piece of writing it was fine. It was honest and thoughtful but nothing spectacular that would get me published in a leading educational journal or magazine. But as I entered my sixth year as a vice principal I began to really pay attention to the subtle nuances that are the centre of every educator - the students. It's not that I didn't recognize the differences in how students learned before now, but something really changed in my philosophy of education, more specifically...
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