Category: Professional Development

This is Your Dream

You have a dream, don't you? You believe that you will touch it one day. You don't let any negativity near it. You don't allow anything internal/external to affect it. You have a passionately-aggressive attitude towards accomplishing it. You're more confident than all the world's critics and skeptics put together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnL5Ng_XQFk You rebelliously reject any ...

GenEd: “Ladderal” Moves in Education

"We are not going to reform decades of educational malpractice by replacing chalkboards with smartboards, notebooks with chromebooks, instructional texts with instructional video...that is, gimmicks that continue to shove kids up the 'education' ladder. The problem is the ladder itself."

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce

Divorce is a short-term crisis and a long-term process of understanding and healing for families. Statewide, Michigan had 29,708 divorces in 2014, a rate of 6 divorces per 1,000 residents, which is 14 percent lower than the number of divorces in 2004. There were 1.92 marriages for every divorce in 2014, the highest ratio since ...

Creativity is Intentional

I believed that because I was not naturally gifted in things like drawing and painting, or drawing stick figures for that matter, I never bothered to explore my personal artistic talent or creativity.