Column from Riverside City College's Viewpoints from my talk there last week. Loved sharing wonderful new things about the Riverside Arts Movements.
Living as a human my entire life, the last decade paddling around in higher education, shaped my belief that teaching via processes like “childhood” and “school” generate behaviors and values we desire most consistently. The everyday observations by a child regarding adult behavior, and the standardized lesson planning in education shape our beliefs, often to the detriment of other types of critical thinking evidence.
Tree News. Real Trees, Real News.
Do you walk your neighborhood? Ever come across a plant or tree that defies description or your limited scientific know how? Not to fear, send it here and get the answers you want: UC Riverside’s Herbarium
An old Gen-X and a young Boomer caring for the girls that will grow to save the world we have made for them. And when we made Andulka Park, we had little more than dirt and space. The City of Trees was devoid of shade. The city planted them but the tree fairy made sure they grew tall and strong.
It begs the question: Is something empty really empty? For instance, as the “new home” for the Library waits for one more “yes” vote from the city council, what sits in that empty lot? What is it about an empty pedestal that sparks a thought. Who is to say what belongs in the space? And how much is too much? What is the correct price tag?
This week, journalist and photographer David Bacon sledgehammers a hole in the wall, revealing the 750,000 farm workers in California hidden from view. Their labor is performed away from where most of us work; few of us sleep in their conditions, but they are still...
Click here to see titles in several genres. A common element? Characters learning about themselves through collaborative effort and finding beauty in the everyday experience. All make fine traveling companions.