Human Capital, Purpose

Are you in the Right Position?

I was listening to a lecture last night and the speaker was sharing a story of when he was the President of a University and was about to leave his position. The Academic Dean who worked for him, told him that he was interested in applying for his position and to please recommend him to… Continue reading Are you in the Right Position?

Let go of the "Past" Bomb, Spirit of Anti-Progress

The Spirit of Anti-Progress: It is Within Your Control

Have you ever felt as though there were something sinister working against every plan and goal you have set for your life? Does it ever feel like you have gained a step, only to fall two steps backwards? These circumstances remind me of an article I've read that spoke about the spirit of anti-progress. The… Continue reading The Spirit of Anti-Progress: It is Within Your Control

No Zero Grading Policy

The Controversy of the “No Zero” Grading Policy

Essential Question: Does giving learners no lower than a 50 percent as an overall grade, even when they have not done anything, helping or hurting the learner? In a few states, the no zero grading policy has been making some tremendous waves. Teachers and parents have been wondering if this policy really helps the child or… Continue reading The Controversy of the “No Zero” Grading Policy

What is my purpose?

Purpose = מטרה =Σκοπός

Greetings everyone, I recently decided to do a Word Study on the word "purpose" because it has been a buzz word going around lately. It is also one of the most talked about words in regards to finding out one's purpose and reason for being here on this Earth. Sometimes people feel like they are… Continue reading Purpose = מטרה =Σκοπός

EOG, EOC, Advice, Parent, Teacher, Students

Teacher and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost.

Teachers and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost. Teachers: Create a plan to strategically cover material student are weak in (based on data) and/or material that is high priority that you have not had an opportunity to cover. Parents: Provide support by making sure students are taking at least fifteen minutes a… Continue reading Teacher and Parents: What to do when Instructional Time is lost.

Rejection = Re-direction

Rejection = Re-direction

I saw this quote and thought I would share it because of its' profoundness. "As I look back over my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually re-directed to something better."  So many times, we reflect on our lives and feel a deep sense… Continue reading Rejection = Re-direction