IT’S THE ARTS! ENGAGEMENT! PASSION! CONNECTION! LEARNING WITH RIGOR AND PURPOSE! I am asked over and over again, how can […]
Archive for ‘motivation’
International Women’s Day– Celebrate a Young Woman and Dare Her To Dream
In some ways, the idea that we need to have a day to celebrate women or a month, March is […]
AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM – INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE OUR CHILDREN
Is American Exceptionalism – the concept – a good or bad thing? Do we assume because we are American that […]
CHANGE Sometimes the very uttering of that word brings fear. Comfort is a good thing, and whether or not everything […]
On the Road Back– A bird’s eye view of the lessons from a national disaster
This post is important for me to write, however indirectly related to the usual subject of this blog. I live […]
Are We Cultivating the Best and the Brightest?
Much of the focus in recent years is raising the level of achievement in underperforming schools. This improvement zeroes in […]
Never Be Afraid To Be In Awe Of The Infinite Possibilities
What inspires you? What vision makes you stop and think — think about who you are, what you are and […]
Why do so many students seem apathetic? Are we motivating them?
Do you care? Are you motivated? Do you always strive to do your best, even if you don’t like the […]
Why Are The Energy Companies Promoting Education? Exxon Mobil Kid Friendly?
Has anyone else been puzzled by the recent bevy of ads from Exxon Mobil touting the need for better education […]
IT’S TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK–THANKS TO THOSE WHO INSPIRE
Thanks to Charles Blow for his column this past weekend (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/05/opinion/blow-teaching-me-about-teaching.html?smid=pl-share) to remind me that this week is teacher appreciation […]