Jack Pearpoint's Blog – December 2010 Archive (5)

A Gift that Keeps on Giving - Rebecca Beayni - and Scraps of Silk

 

This article from the Toronto Star - featuring one of our favourite teachers and young leaders - Rebecca Beayni.  She continues to inspire.. a great way to bring in the New Year..   Best wishes one and all...

from Toronto Star – Dec. 24…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on December 24, 2010 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Universal Design - the Future

There are many strange anomalies in life where 'policy' and 'design' make huge differences  - but because they are often 'invisible' we forget to notice.  But what if.. what if the POLICY was that buildings, offices, homes, equipment, cars, street cars, trains, planes - electronic devices, cooking appliances (you get the picture)... what if the POLICY was that UNIVERSAL design was a requirement - for everything starting Now - or at least by 2012.  ALL the arguments and debates about unfair…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on December 18, 2010 at 9:45am — 1 Comment

Zero Force - put an end to using children as disposable Weapons Systems



On Human Rights Day LGen. Roméo Dallaire will introduce Zero Force with a call to Canadians to enlist -- and put an end to the use of child soldiers

Toronto, ON, Human Rights Day (Dec. 10th) marks…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on December 11, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

Barbara Fowke's Poetry Corner

Barb Fowke - Poet

 

 

LOVE…


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Added by Jack Pearpoint on December 9, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

A Remarkable Story about a Great Teacher

Take a few moments for a short story that will inspire...
http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/125242/

Added by Jack Pearpoint on December 7, 2010 at 11:43am — No Comments

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