Zippy went to "camp" at the practicum. (She told me it was not real camp because there was not a tent or campfire.) She got a taste of the kind of writing she will be doing next year. Day 2 she spent with the Little Dude and her Dad at the great Columbus Zoo and aquarium.
This year's theme for practicum was "Cultivating the Conversation, The Art of Rhetoric". While I learned about the art of rhetoric and gained a greater understanding of that topic, practicum is just as much about the conversations that happen outside the auditorium. Here are some of the great things I took away from this event.
Copiousness - we need to teach from a place of abundanceYou can't pour anything out of an empty pot.
Teach from a place of rest.
We have to tackle the hard
to get to the good
And lastly the shared this YouTube video. It really made me think, so I wanted to share it with you: