The Art of Facilitation:  Time Management,  Learning Events,  and Culture

What follows is an excerpt from a longer article:  “Time Management,  Learning Events,  and Culture,”  by Jenny Giezendanner,  Certified Dialogue Education Practitioner.  The article is free and you can download it here to read the rest.     Rubber time in Indonesia,  mañana in Latin America,  the Pünktlichkeit of the Germanic – each characterizes a particular perception […]

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A Growing Stillness

Henri Nouwen was a man of faith who once wrote this about the winter solstice (Advent): "This time of year I feel a growing stillness in myself…" I felt a strong connection to that phrase:  a growing stillness.  As an extravert who has to speak in order to know what she is thinking,  I can […]

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Educating from the Heart

When I was a kid,  about twelve years old,  I went to a YMCA special weekend called Inward Bound (the link isn’t to the same program,  but this one is close,  and looks great!). It was for kids all over the state and we learned about ourselves,  about how we’re all different,  and got some […]

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A Birthday Gift

This short story will tell you a great deal about Global Learning PARTNERS. The partners and staff are having their summer meeting in Rhode Island at Valerie Uccellani’s parents’ home in early June. I received a sweet invitation to join them – not for the meeting – but for the good fellowship, good food, ocean […]

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