Here is another wonderful post from Jennie!
Steve the Crossing Guard is an extraordinary teacher. A ‘Renaissance Man’ teacher. He is electric. He thinks outside of the box. And he truly understands children. That’s what Jennie says.
When the term “Renaissance man” is used, it does not mean that the man really lived in the Renaissance. It can be used for anyone who is very clever at many different things, no matter when that person lived. Albert Schweitzer was a 20th century “Renaissance man” who was a theologian, musician, philosopher and doctor.Benjamin Franklin was a “Renaissance man” who lived in the 18th century (1700s) and was an author and printer, politician, scientist, inventor and soldier.
That is Steve. His latest blog post sums up what he did this school year at his ‘curbside classroom.’ Hang on for a great ride, and get ready to be challenged. …
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