Week 17 – The Franklin Makeover, Living Knowledge Into Wisdom.

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Practical wisdom “is the ability to do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.”

Back in the 90’s a first grade teacher shared something with me that until that time I had not considered.  She was going to be my daughter’s first grade teacher.  I asked her how I could help her in the classroom.  She surprised me when she told me she wanted me to help her young spanish-speaking children learn the words for things like swing, tree, sidewalk, playground, spoon, fork, plate, chair …

She explained to me that it was more difficult for her to teach them how to read words that they didn’t speak.  This would lighten the load on her, big time.

Most of these children were the children of migrant workers who worked from sun-up to sun-down on the surrounding area’s big farms.  Their parents often had one to two…

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One thought on “Week 17 – The Franklin Makeover, Living Knowledge Into Wisdom.

  1. Thanks for sharing this blog, Allen. Rereading it myself, right now, too. ❤
    Reading about the children and Helen Keller brings back so many memories for me.

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