how can CQ improve reflection?

I should state at the outset that I’m a firm believer in the concept of cultural intelligence (CQ) and for many years I have been following research and recommendations on this topic. David Livermore is one of many writers and educators whom I follow interestedly as he explores this facet of our brains and our behaviours. I read Livermore's books and I use his ideas in my workshops and training. [youtuber youtube='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMi7yhHjASQ'] I urge you too to be curious and to look more closely ...

The Vacation Question

This week and throughout this month schools resume and students and teachers return after their summer, or winter, mid-year break. While we most often associate vacations with fun and not learning, Matt Davis is an educational blogger for Edutopia and he explores this dual feature in a post about student engagement over a holiday period. A common thread of conversation on the first day back in the schoolyard and in faculty room conversations is ‘the vacation question’, “What did you do in your ...