ʻAʻohe pau ka ʻike i ka hālau hoʻokāhi
(All knowledge is not taught in the same school)
As the school year winds down, I’ve been thinking about the above ʻōlelo noʻeau and its immense wisdom. One can learn from many sources. These past nine months, our faculty and students have been the beneficiaries of many opportunities to learn and grow from wonderful, diverse sources beyond the walls of Assets School.
When we as adults think back to our finest or most influential teachers, we often recall someone who wasn’t a classroom teacher in a traditional school. Many times we think of a parent, a kumu hula, martial arts instructor, sports coach, or musician. This is because we often learn some of our greatest lessons about ourselves and others in theaters, museums, studios, and on stages and playing fields. Continue reading