After more than a decade of teaching people around the world how to do it, I’ve decided to share this list of key skills, abilities, knowledge, and dispositions. They’re based off my life as I’ve worked for social justice, and they are what I’ve seen consistently in my mentors, heros, and students. These capacities make the difference between people who talk about changing the world and people who actually change the world.
Category Archives: Youth Work
I Believe in Youth
I am a firm believer in the power of youth. Since I facilitated my first youth workshop in 1997, I have been an advocate for youth empowerment, routinely showing young people, youth workers, educators, administrators, politicians and parents the power, purpose and possibilities of youth.
Student Ownership Today
Student Ownership Today The last year has been abysmal for some learners. The whole issue of student ownership of learning has been challenged as teachers shift their curriculum and classes to online and hybrid teaching. This blog post explores what student ownership looks like beyond this point. Student ownership is often mistaken for student empowerment, studentContinue reading “Student Ownership Today”