Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Rain Gutters and Sail Boats

Friday, January 25th, 2008

George called the other afternoon.  He asked if I could give him some time on Thursday night to help at a science fair.  I said yes and showed up last night about 5:30.  The school was packed.  Judging had taken place earlier that day and everyone was coming for dinner and to see the science […]

The #2 Key Ingredient for Parents to Help Children Succeed in School

Friday, September 28th, 2007

We hear many parents say that it’s the schools job to teach children. I’m not really sure where parents are coming from when they say that. It may be said out of frustration…out of anger…out of the lack of feeling a parent has the any ability to help their children succeed…out of remembering how difficult […]

The #1 Key Ingredient to Help Children Succeed in School

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

There are a multitude of things a parent can do to assure their child gets the best education possible. One of those ingredients is so often left out of the equation.

Encouraging Students to Follow Their Dreams…is it Right or Wrong?

Monday, September 17th, 2007

I’ve said many times in my 29 years as an educator that we do a pretty good job at teaching our children the basics and an overall lousy job of helping them decide what to do with it in our education system.

Bullying…You CAN do Something About it!

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Are you bullied? Worse yet, is your child bullied by others? Or, is it POSSIBLE you are a bully yourself?