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Archive for April 2011

On Being a Workplace Education Practitioner

April 27, 2011

“Being a workplace education practitioner often means being a person who brings educational know-how to bear on workplace issues, often issues of workplace change where people are looking together for new responses to new situations.  We operate in the overlap between education and work so that learning and work are meaningfully connected.” Tracy Defoe, Sue […]

More Than the Sum of the Parts

April 21, 2011

“We were always able to sing and blend well together; that’s our gift. But aside from that, we’re really two different guys.”           — Paul Simon I can think of many things that taste great when they’ve been in a blender.  To me, blending does not result in parts that are […]

Under Construction

April 10, 2011

“The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.”   – Charles Dickens I’m not a big fan of wearing a hard hat – it feels awkward and does not care when it wreaks […]

Connect the Dots (la la la la la)

April 6, 2011

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.      – Francis of Assisi When my children were small, they looked forward to sharing in Pee Wee Herman’s adventures.  Despite what we now know about Paul Reubens, the many characters and their weekly fun made […]