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Pānekeneke – vulnerability

Over the past month I have been doing a lot of deep thinking, about my developing teaching philosophy, traits of good educators, and the nature of knowledge and certainty. A few keys words kept coming up for me – ‘connection’ in particular and ‘authenticity’ – two key elements (I think) vital to successful learning communities. With that, and my hectic schedule, in mind – I share this with you. Enjoy.

“Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.”