Ambition. Prestige. Honor. Position. These seem to be elusive destinations that some trek towards or elusive suitors to be pursued and won. There are many individuals hung up on title and rank and feel their own self-worth is defined by the signature line on their email or the letterhead on the company stationery. I know…Read more Are you waiting for a title?
I feel tired already looking at what’s coming up this week. Just so you stay in the know as well, National Robotics Week is April 2-9, National Library Week is April 3-9. National Window Safety Week is April 4-10 and National Wildlife Week is April 5-9. You can look it up. I found it on…Read more National Assistant Principals Week — AP’s doing it for them!
I recently returned from a great trip to China accompanying students from my high school to a sister school in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province in the People's Republic of China. I'm so proud of the students and our district and school leadership for continuing this relationship for the past 16 years. I'll…Read more Around the globe, teachers do it for them!
I remember the day fairly strongly even though I was around 8 or 9 years old. My aunt was taking me to the movies, and to the best of my recollection, this is the only one she took my cousins and me to. We went to see Oliver!, a re-release prior to the rise of…Read more A promise delayed or a promise broken?
There’s a controversy in my state. It’s all over the news reports on each television station with reporters getting comments from both those directly involved and those on the periphery. Social media is blowing up with posts from those incensed from injustice as well as those who justify where we find ourselves. It is affecting…Read more Who is in and who is out?
Although I never read the book by H. G. Wells, I loved watching old movies and newer remakes of The Invisible Man. I remember growing up one of the local TV stations ran an afternoon matinee on Sundays of science fiction and horror movies, and I remember "watching" Claude Rains in that role in the…Read more It’s there whether you see it or not
Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a learning tour through the National School Board Association's Education Technology Site Visit hosted by the Greenville County Schools in Greenville, South Carolina. I was part of a team of educators from my home district and as we listened, observed, walked and talked, we were inspired to…Read more What words are you living by?
We've heard the saying and probably uttered it often, that there's no need to reinvent the wheel. We know many inventors and their creations like the Wright brothers and the first airflight, Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone, and even Benjamin Franklin and bifocals. We have no records on who invented the wheel, yet we realize how…Read more Do it for the connections