Remembering Kindergarten

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Lessons from Robert Fulghum's 1989 book "All I Really Needed to Learn, I Learned in Kindergarten. Presenting in Halifax, May 21, 2014

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Remembering Kindergarten

  1. 1. K I N D E R G A R T E N R E M E M B E R I N G https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/2908834853
  2. 2. shareski@gmail.com shareski.ca @shareski
  3. 3. W H AT ’ S Y O U R K I N D E R G A R T E N M E M O RY ?
  4. 4. These are the things I learned:
  5. 5. These are the things I learned:
  6. 6. Share everything. These are the things I learned:
  7. 7. Share everything. Play fair. These are the things I learned:
  8. 8. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. These are the things I learned:
  9. 9. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. These are the things I learned:
  10. 10. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. These are the things I learned:
  11. 11. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. These are the things I learned:
  12. 12. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together These are the things I learned:
  13. 13. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. These are the things I learned:
  14. 14. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. These are the things I learned:
  15. 15. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. These are the things I learned:
  16. 16. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Be aware of wonder. These are the things I learned:
  17. 17. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Be aware of wonder. Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you. These are the things I learned:
  18. 18. Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Be aware of wonder. Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you. Take a nap every afternoon. These are the things I learned:
  19. 19. These are the things I learned:
  20. 20. B E A WA R E O F W O N D E R . R E M E M B E R T H E L I T T L E S E E D I N T H E S T Y R O F O A M C U P : T H E R O O T S G O D O W N A N D T H E P L A N T G O E S U P A N D N O B O D Y R E A L LY K N O W S H O W O R W H Y, B U T W E A R E A L L L I K E T H AT.
  21. 21. B E A WA R E O F W O N D E R . R E M E M B E R T H E L I T T L E S E E D I N T H E S T Y R O F O A M C U P : T H E R O O T S G O D O W N A N D T H E P L A N T G O E S U P A N D N O B O D Y R E A L LY K N O W S H O W O R W H Y, B U T W E A R E A L L L I K E T H AT.
  22. 22. D O Y O U R S T U D E N T S G E T T O W O N D E R ? W H AT Q U E S T I O N S D O T H E Y L E AV E W I T H ?
  23. 23. D O Y O U R S T U D E N T S G E T T O W O N D E R ? W H AT Q U E S T I O N S D O T H E Y L E AV E W I T H ?
  24. 24. S H A R E E V E RY T H I N G
  25. 25. Where can I find your best work?
  26. 26. Y O U D I D N ’ T G E T H E R E B Y Y O U R S E L F http://www.reclaimthebeauty.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/standing-on-shoulders-of-giants.jpeg
  27. 27. D O Y O U H AV E A N O B L I G AT I O N T O S H A R E ?
  28. 28. http://blogush.edublogs.org/
  29. 29. http://jdevarona.wordpress.com/
  30. 30. Dan Meyer http://blog.mrmeyer.com
  31. 31. W H AT S M A L L / B I G T H I N G M I G H T Y O U S H A R E ? W H E R E A N D H O W W O U L D Y O U S H A R E ? https://www.flickr.com/photos/ores2k/394359583
  32. 32. W H E N Y O U G O O U T I N T H E W O R L D , WAT C H O U T F O R T R A F F I C , H O L D H A N D S A N D S T I C K T O G E T H E R
  33. 33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/9481007180/
  34. 34. Access to Experts
  35. 35. Access to Experts
  36. 36. Access to Experts
  37. 37. “When you hire me, you don’t just get me, you get my network.” Superintendent, West Vancouver Chris Kennedy, @chrkennedy
  38. 38. W H AT D O E S Y O U R N E T W O R K L O O K L I K E ? https://www.flickr.com/photos/31856336@N03/9140877028/
  39. 39. L I V E A B A L A N C E D L I F E L E A R N S O M E A N D T H I N K S O M E A N D D R A W A N D S I N G A N D PA I N T A N D D A N C E A N D P L AY A N D W O R K E V E RY D AY S O M E
  40. 40. Do We Teach Students How To Be Happy?
  41. 41. Do We Teach Students How To Be Happy?
  42. 42. “one of the best things you can do for your students is to be an interesting adult”
 Gary Stager
  43. 43. ...And this is all we know so far
  44. 44. ...And this is all we know so far
  45. 45. ...And this is all we know so far
  46. 46. ...And this is all we know so far
  47. 47. ...And this is all we know so far
  48. 48. ...And this is all we know so far
  49. 49. ...And this is all we know so far
  50. 50. ...And this is all we know so far
  51. 51. ...And this is all we know so far
  52. 52. "There is a direct correlation between the level of happiness in one's life and the amount of silliness they allow into it." She said, "I know. I've done studies."
  53. 53. W H AT C O U L D Y O U S H A R E / S H O W Y O U R S T U D E N T S T O H E L P T H E M B U I L D A B A L A N C E D , J O Y F U L L I F E ? https://www.flickr.com/photos/58648496@N02/5380522396/
  54. 54. ! Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. When you go out into the world, hold hands and stick together Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Be aware of wonder. Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you. Take a nap every afternoon. Remember the biggest word of all: LOOK These are the things I learned:
  55. 55. T H A N K S @shareski shareski.ca dean_shareski@discovery.com

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