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No Time For Change

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Do this.

Do that.

Constant Haste.

No time to waste.


This is serious!

No time for play.

No time to fail and try again.

Is there enough time to learn?


Little time to talk

To all those we should.

We’d all learn together.

We could do more good.


What’s the hurry?

Why the rush?

What if we changed,

Had all the time, rearranged?


There’s rhetoric

And beautiful words.

Visions of the future

Painted with broad brush strokes.


Dreams of beauty,

Beautiful dreams too.

They live in our mind-

Defined, refined, enshrined.


We keep dreaming…

Saying beautiful words…

Call ourselves believers,

Game-changers, leaders…


We call ourselves connected.

Another follower collected.

The truth of the present neglected.

Reality distorted, from it disconnected.


We put words on slides,

Send them into ether.

Aspire and inspire

Till our wills expire.


The emergence of divergence!

We shout out on the screen.

To all those who’ll look, but…

When it counts - will we intervene?



Challenge to All Educators:

1. Ask yourself and be honest with yourself - Do I do enough? Do I affect change or use beautiful words to talk about it?

2. Act Accordingly...


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Oskar is a teacher and an author of "Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom." Oskar specializes in brain-based teaching and learning strategies to help students become better learners. The book can be used by Teachers to help students learn more effectively, and Parents to help their children become more aware of how they learn.

Oskar has a BS in Earth and Environmental Sciences and an MA in Teaching. He teaches high school Chemistry and Principles of Engineering. His professional interests are brain-based learning, flexible seating in middle and high school (#StarbucksMyRoom founder), social-emotional learning, social justice, and using technology to enhance learning.

He is also a fan of the Jedi order (and uses DA FORCE frequently), ninjas, and the superhero in all of us. He is on a Quest to Change the World because he can. We all can.

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