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2021 – Climbing to the Peak

Hello?
Hello.
Got my Rubik's cube today.
Had it in my house for probably two years.
I still can't figure it out.
It was it's always been my my mission to figure it out that I can't.
Anyways I'm not here to talk about that today.
Getting one step closer to the top or climbing to that peak or you know it's it's it's kind kind of it's kind of difficult because you don't know when you're when you can stop achieving what you want to achieve.
You know because you know you have to get to these points in your life where it's like it's things and thoughts get all confused,
it's all mixed up with a whole bunch of other things balancing health,
relationship,
money skills and whatnot.
And so I have this little uh it's called the Tower of Hanoi.
And I actually teach it every time I work with Rapunzel because she works in this tower,
she lives in the tower by herself and I get the kids to do it but I don't give them like all these little pieces to do because the first time they can do it,
they can't do it.
It's impossible.
They just don't know how to see the patterns in their life.
They don't know how to make,
take that one step to get to the very top.
So what do I do?
I make it simpler by removing some of them and even four is too difficult.
So what do I do?
I remove all of it.
You know I just cut it all out.
You know just give them one to work with because one is easy,
you take one from here,
you move it here,
flip it back to the star and then you put two on,
taking another step and it's like here jump here and then here and then here and then,
you know,
it's simple,
you know,
you give them a little language that they can achieve.
Like first you put this one on number three,
put the blue on to then change this to change the purple one to the to super jump over here,
go here and go here and then super jump to three.
Now,
this is,
you know,
like when they get good at it,
when they've mastered,
when the students master all these things,
then they can start getting better and it's like,
that's how I kind of think about a lot of things,
you know,
like I've got my teeth,
my health here,
my family here,
my my,
my teaching here,
uh my,
my learning here,
my money here and you know,
and sometimes,
and sometimes they just get really mixed up and I don't know which way to go and I have to just take things back to the start.
But you know,
if I take an approach of learning how to do one step at a time,
it becomes so much easier for me and you know,
that's what I'm doing by,
you know,
trying to sort out by doing these chats online,
is to see what,
you know,
how can I sort things out so that I can make each step easier for me for when I do transition sometime next year.
I don't know when,
but it's going to happen.
And uh one thing I really like doing though is that I can't remember everything all at one time,
you know,
it's like you take your whole all your expertise about what you do.
It's like I work with grade one students,
I work with great to work with grade three.
I keep students sometimes as long as five years.
So,
you know,
all that information right now does not matter what matters now is like what are you going to do today?
What what's the,
what what peak do you want to climb?
And for me right now it's this one course.
So now I'm gonna take this this content Rapunzel and I'm going to find content like this Tower of hanoi and I'm going to dissect it into steps that allow me to teach it better,
allow for my students to learn it faster and have more fun now if I make mistakes,
which is what always happens.
I mean because every student is a little bit different and and actually these mistakes is where you actually learn to tweet things and that's when things get much more fun because you're you're problem solving your problem solving.
And but I guess my point is,
you know,
when,
when you're,
when you're putting two connecting your dots,
it's just like you know you you learn to go right or you learn to go left and then as you improve upon you know those first you know the first five steps they become so automated that you're like boom boom boom boom boom boom.
But every time you get to these last two you're like oh no what do I do?
Is it this one or this one or this one or this one right or left or right or left.
It's like and you get confused and then you just like I best start over because I got to rewire my brain to find out a better process.
All right,
so good luck for you and figuring out what you need to figure out here.
I am trying to build a school,
trying to figure out my teaching how to figure out living abroad And uh I've been doing it for the last 20 years,
19 years but it's still you know that Rubik's cube that I always talk about?
Never quite figure out good luck.
Talk to you later.
Bye bye.

Hello? Hello.
Got my Rubik's cube today.
Had it in my house for probably two years.
I still can't figure it out.
It was it's always been my my mission to figure it out that I can't.
Anyways I'm not here to talk about that today.

Getting one step closer to the top or climbing to that peak or you know it's it's it's kind kind of it's kind of difficult because you don't know when you're when you can stop achieving what you want to achieve.
You know because you know you have to get to these points in your life where it's like it's things and thoughts get all confused,

it's all mixed up with a whole bunch of other things balancing health, relationship, money skills and whatnot.
And so I have this little uh it's called the Tower of Hanoi.
And I actually teach it every time I work with Rapunzel because she works in this tower,

she lives in the tower by herself and I get the kids to do it but I don't give them like all these little pieces to do because the first time they can do it, they can't do it.

It's impossible.
They just don't know how to see the patterns in their life.
They don't know how to make, take that one step to get to the very top.
So what do I do? I make it simpler by removing some of them and even four is too difficult.

So what do I do? I remove all of it.
You know I just cut it all out.
You know just give them one to work with because one is easy, you take one from here, you move it here, flip it back to the star and then you put two on,

taking another step and it's like here jump here and then here and then here and then, you know, it's simple, you know, you give them a little language that they can achieve.
Like first you put this one on number three,

put the blue on to then change this to change the purple one to the to super jump over here, go here and go here and then super jump to three.
Now, this is, you know,

like when they get good at it, when they've mastered, when the students master all these things, then they can start getting better and it's like, that's how I kind of think about a lot of things, you know,

like I've got my teeth, my health here, my family here, my my, my teaching here, uh my, my learning here, my money here and you know, and sometimes, and sometimes they just get really mixed up and I don't know which way to go and I have to just take things back to the start.
But you know,

if I take an approach of learning how to do one step at a time, it becomes so much easier for me and you know, that's what I'm doing by, you know, trying to sort out by doing these chats online, is to see what,

you know, how can I sort things out so that I can make each step easier for me for when I do transition sometime next year.
I don't know when, but it's going to happen.
And uh one thing I really like doing though is that I can't remember everything all at one time,

you know, it's like you take your whole all your expertise about what you do.
It's like I work with grade one students, I work with great to work with grade three.
I keep students sometimes as long as five years.

So, you know, all that information right now does not matter what matters now is like what are you going to do today? What what's the, what what peak do you want to climb? And for me right now it's this one course.

So now I'm gonna take this this content Rapunzel and I'm going to find content like this Tower of hanoi and I'm going to dissect it into steps that allow me to teach it better, allow for my students to learn it faster and have more fun now if I make mistakes,

which is what always happens.
I mean because every student is a little bit different and and actually these mistakes is where you actually learn to tweet things and that's when things get much more fun because you're you're problem solving your problem solving.
And but I guess my point is,

you know, when, when you're, when you're putting two connecting your dots, it's just like you know you you learn to go right or you learn to go left and then as you improve upon you know those first you know the first five steps they become so automated that you're like boom boom boom boom boom boom.
But every time you get to these last two you're like oh no what do I do?

Is it this one or this one or this one or this one right or left or right or left.
It's like and you get confused and then you just like I best start over because I got to rewire my brain to find out a better process.
All right,

so good luck for you and figuring out what you need to figure out here.
I am trying to build a school, trying to figure out my teaching how to figure out living abroad And uh I've been doing it for the last 20 years, 19 years but it's still you know that Rubik's cube that I always talk about?

Never quite figure out good luck.
Talk to you later.
Bye bye.

2022 – Climbing Up and Down

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