Author Archives: David Jardine

About David Jardine

David Jardine is a Professor of Education in the Faculty of Education, University of Calgary. He is the author of Pedagogy Left in Peace: On the Cultivation of Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning  and the co-author, with Jackie Seidel, of the forthcoming text Ecological Pedagogy, Buddhist Pedagogy, Hermeneutic Pedagogy: Experiments in a Curriculum for Miracles. He is also the co-author, with Graham McCaffrey and Christopher Gilham, of the forthcoming book On the Pedagogy of Suffering: Hermeneutic and Buddhist Meditations.

On the Spring-Squall Arrival of a Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus)

First, A Sorrowful Dedication The whole leap depends on the slow pace at the beginning, like a long flat run before a broad jump. Anything that you want to move has to start where it is, in its stuckness. That … Continue reading

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