Awakening Possibilities

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Slides from a talk I gave on November 27, 2008 at the 2nd Manitoba EdubloggerCon. Presentation was called "5 Minutes to Make A Difference" and the theme of the night was "Awakening Possibilities."

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  • 1.quot;We sometimes feel that what we are doing is just a drop in theocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.quot; 5 Minutes to makeA DifferenceManACE Pre-SAG Darren KuropatwaAwakening Possibilities adifference.blogspot.com

2. its not about me 3. its not about how hard I work planning the lesson 4. its not about how well I teach it 5. its not about me covering material 6. its not about the tests they write 7. its not about the stories I tell 8. its not about best practice 9. its an intensely social activity 10. its messy 11. it takes time ... one drop at a time 12. its not about the textbook they read 13. its not about the mind map they make 14. its not about the problems I explain 15. its not about theprojects I assign 16. 12 3 4http://www.answers.com/main/answertips.jsp5 its not about6 the tools I use http://clustermaps.com 17. its about the connections they make 18. its about being curious 19. Before Afterits about the possibilities awakened 20. its about the difference YOU can make 21. Photo Credits Drop of rain 1Mira reading the Grifths Quantum Text http://ickr.com/photos/scottbutler/215851826/http://ickr.com/photos/ailric/390832774/Headshot July 2008 (cropped)My version of a quadratic ! http://ickr.com/photos/dkuropatwa/3024596851/http://ickr.com/photos/40256716@N00/316074893/hard.Thinking Obligatory Wiki Photo http://ickr.com/photos/curzio/452671008/ http://ickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/The_joy_of_teaching rose + tool http://ickr.com/photos/jcrojas/63949879/ http://www.ickr.com/photos/busymonster/1721427424/Day 110 - Judy and the Dream of HorsesNew Laptop http://ickr.com/photos/margolove/2079365397/ http://ickr.com/photos/arbron/56216464/mathFly, Hummingbird Fly IX http://ickr.com/photos/akash_k/125489887/http://ickr.com/photos/beija-or/33237322/Rapt with the storyteller Curious? http://ickr.com/photos/heand/2479240973/http://ickr.com/photos/monica143/317506718/Coachella 07: The Saharan Sea Kool Aid Man - What Happened To You? http://ickr.com/photos/emayoh/479260033/ http://ickr.com/photos/elemente/123901373/Mud Fest 2008 i want you http://ickr.com/photos/stinkiepinkie_innity/2664380700/ http://ickr.com/photos/tripulante/363217704/go slow ... just dont stop growing