…While we’ve made a lot of positive progress, we’ve also suffered the effects of the most devastating monsoon rains in over 50 years. The foundation and supporting walls of our school building were severely damaged. This winter we will begin making the necessary repairs…
I agree with the Sufi mystic, Rumi, when he says that there are two kinds of intelligence: one is acquired and the other is “already completed and preserved inside you.” The second kind of intelligence, Rumi goes on to say, “…doesn’t move from outside to inside through the conduits of plumbing-learning. This second knowing is a fountainhead from within you, moving out.” The task of educators, therefore, should be to create environments where this intrinsic intelligence can move out
John Van Rooy was an AIF Fellow volunteering at APV during the 2010-2011 season. Meri Zindagi Ka Ek Din from John Van Rooy on Vimeo. A day in my life at APV School–3:30am to 9:30pm.