Organizing Dialogue, Experience and Knowledge for Complex Problem-Solving

Trail Maintenance: “Everybody’s Cool”

by • October 12th, 2012

Coming someday . . . perhaps!

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Fair Discipline

by • September 6th, 2012

All the kids came back for the second Friendship Dinner, and this time Dominic was able to join. He had swimming class the first time we met (last week). Group grading worked pretty well: the kids were realistic in most categories. I thought they could do a lot better in one area (which is why […]

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Frenemies?

by • August 21st, 2012

The first Friendship Dinner was a mixed success. Curls was late, which left Rosabel and me to try and establish basic ground rules. The gender competition was fierce … that whole “boys will be boys” kind of thing. Curls arrived just in time to give her definition of frenemies: friends who argue a lot. Jason and […]

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“What’s the book about?”

by • August 14th, 2012

At least three of the kids have asked what our book is about. This time it might have been Jason, or maybe it was Rosabel. They waylaid me in the courtyard: Chum wanted to see if he could high five me if I reached my arm up above my head. I know that Curls is […]

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“Can I be in your book too?”

by • July 19th, 2012

Lexy hollered up to me in the window. I had just hollered down to Curls because I wanted her to tell her parents how much I enjoy their music.  Her mom and dad had been sitting out front when I parked the car and walked in to my apartment, but by the time I started […]

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