"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No one person, no one alliance, no one nation, no one of us is as smart as all of us thinking together." - James Stavrdis
Natural Science students at Mount Marty College are required to complete a research project in their senior year. Each writes a research paper and presents their research to the Natural Science Division faculty and student body.
"Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice." - Nora Roberts
Last night was great!
"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity." - Samuel Johnson
Yesterday's blog hijacked The One Minute Manager's practice of setting One Minute Goals. Today I'm exploring how teachers might use the One Minute Praising.
"The players make the manager, it's never the other way." - Sparky Anderson
Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson's story "The One Minute Manager" was first published in 1982 and is as valid today as it was 30 years ago.
"All coaching is, is taking a player where he can't take himself." - Bill McCartney
Coaching in a flipped classroom means providing your students with the resources and opportunities they need to achieve their fullest potential as scholars. Not every student will succeed. I wish they did.
I grow weary of teacher complaints about laptops and smartphones in the classroom.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Promote your school and get some exercise at the same time!
I'm one of those lucky alumni who live just off campus.
"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army." - Edward Everett
The Sioux Falls School District's mission statement reads, "To educate and prepare each student to succeed in a changing world".