Thursday, January 28, 2010


01.28.10, originally uploaded by colemama.

Poking the ground looking for edible morsels, these ibis seem to have the same challenges year after year, day after day...survival!

The last two years of poor economical situations have brought this basic survival need to the forefront for many families, as well. As Maslow's hierarchy of needs points out, we must address those needs of basic survival before we can hope to help students learn, affiliate, and self-actualize. Though strict adherence to this theory is not recommended, it does reflect a general understanding of the need to consider much more than the 'ready brain' of a student in the classroom. Naples, FL


  1. and explains why we have to find ways to address the physical hunger before we can feed the intellectual hunger.

  2. What a colorful shot and wonderful point! (I hope the ibis continue to find tasty morsels.)