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More than Happy-Dappy

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive.
Eleanor Roosevelt

“A community that learns is in continual construction of collective understanding born of multiple perspectives coming together,” write Ann Pelo and Margie Carter, in their popular bestseller, From Teaching to Thinking. “This isn’t easy!” they explain. “The give-and-take of authentic exchange does not mean happy-dappy, easy-as-pie congeniality. Authentic relationships ask that we offer ourselves to each other; that we consider difficult and complex circumstances together; that we argue, we make mistakes, we disagree. We join together with comrades and collaborators, yes, and also with people quite different than ourselves.”

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