More than a decade ago we set a mountaintop fire to signal that there is another way teach and to assure like-minded educators that they are not alone.
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Rewilding thrusts students into an unaccustomed learning environment. Hierarchies are dismantled. Power is decentralized. It is their classroom. They own it. I stay in my duck-blind.
The following is a testimonial from one of my former students. In it there are many mentions of La Ceiba – the microfinance institution that my students and I run in El Progreso, Honduras.
There are times when we feel indomitable. We are where, when and how we want to be. We are enough. No. We are more than enough. We are squeezing every bit of humanity out of our fleeting existence.
For most of us, I think it is fair to say that we are divided individuals. “Who we are” and “who we are meant to be” do not match. That is not how it is supposed to be. We need some Rewilding.