Myriad resources for training DVDs, posters, booklets and even free guest lecturers are there for the taking.
By Adam Weiner, CFSE
“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom is knowing to keep it out of a fruit salad.”
Texted to me by my daughter at college on October 25, 2011.
It’s been a year since my daughter texted me that quote, and it still amazes me how often the difference between knowledge and wisdom hits me between the eyes. One recent example was at CAFÉ’s Leadership Conference this past June in San Antonio, while I was leading a roundtable discussion on the 50-Minute Classroom. One member of the group posed the question of what outside resources were available (for free) that she could use in her classroom. Two members of our group were representatives of the Idaho Potato Commission. They said that they would be happy to provide her with booklets, charts, displays for her classroom all about potatoes, and would even arrange a guest speaker.