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Most deeply and vitally alive

“Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, “This is the real me,” and when you have found that attitude, follow it.
-- William James

Posted by Michael L Umphrey on 03/26 at 10:47 AM
  1. I am using the “This I Believe” curriculum as a jumping off point for a final senior writing assignment.  We’ve been spending several days talking about beliefs and values and illustrating the veracity of those beliefs with personal stories.  As a final assignment, students will use their educational experiences to illustrate a value they hold precious.  William James comment reminded me that it is this type of work which at the heart of education.

    Posted by  on  05/03  at  10:58 PM






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