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  1. Feb 2017
  2. Oct 2016
    1. Wobble occurs routinely in the classroom when something unexpected emerge

      A daily, weekly, and yearly occurrence in every classroom given the shifting students.

    2. taking a culturally proactive stance toward your practice and seeing yourself as a writer, a curator of curriculum, and so on

      and a developer of human beings. Tis' important to remember how much this rubs off on others even if the intention is not so.

    3. collaborate with colleagues who provide moral support and at the same time challenge our thinking

      YES!!! Again, great resource for open observation and feedback: http://robertkaplinsky.com/observeme/

    4. not about an endpoint; it is a framework to help acknowledge how one’s practice changes over time and requires constant adaptation

      Just like our students, it seems when they see this they begin to adopt similar viewpoints and practices

    5. reflect on areas in which they wobble with the intent of attaining flow

      A great testimony to reflective practice. It seems some of the very best educators understand this concept at its core.

    6. a lifelong practice, and one never quite arrives at a perpetual state of flow.

      Very well put, I'm adopting this specific language to my practice as this is how I view it. Thanks for putting it in such eloquent words for me!

    7. To progress in yoga, practitioners learn to hold familiar poses for extended periods of time and to gradually add more difficult poses to their repertoire

      In addition to new poses that combine their previous knowledge and expertise, seems to be quite the connection with teaching

    8. we don’t view them as liabilities, but as challenges that can further our pro-fessional growth.

      Growth mindsets vs fixed mindsets, this is what teaching is all about - learning at the core. Brought to mind this observation movement I ran across recently: http://robertkaplinsky.com/observeme/