I’m so excited…I have just received this amazing review of Getting Messy from best-selling author Jennifer Louden! “Getting Messy is one of my very favorite books about teaching. Nobody else outlines what teaching is really like and how to approach is soulfully like Kim does. I created an entire course before I read this [ Read more … ]
Hi All, I’m planning to bring my guitar and encourage loud, boisterous singing at this upcoming event this Friday evening, at East West Bookstore in Mountain View. At my last book event, an elderly lady kept asking me when we were going to get “messy.” She helped validate what I was feeling–a “traditional” book talk [ Read more … ]
I’ll be interviewed on Jefferson Public Radio this Monday morning at 8 am about GETTING MESSY. You can listen to the interview via web or MP3 download from anywhere in the world. Here’s the link:http://www.ijpr.org/onlineaudio.asp?SectionID=0&programId=11&txtStartDate=5%2F7%2F2012&txtEndDate=5%2F7%2F2012 The radio interview precedes a book event on Thursday, 7 PM at Bloomsbury Booksin Ashland, Oregon.
In the 1920s, Lincoln Steffans was a history student at the University of California Berkeley. As a freshman, he became engrossed in history and read everything he could find on the subject. It soon became clear to him, however, that these scholars of history did not agree. He discovered that history was not a set [ Read more … ]
When I teach, I work with something I call “third space.” Third space is that creative place of openness, when new possibilities have space to come in. But in order to get to third space, I have to take off the “expert” cap and simply be present and open to what wants to happen. When [ Read more … ]