What Matters in Building Success

A short post this week hopefully containing some important thoughts for us as educators to remember as we begin our yearly, statewide standardized testing. Our education system too often seems to be based around the idea that academic performance, and academic performance alone, is what leads to a lifetime of success. We put emphasis on … Continue reading What Matters in Building Success

Lessons from Someone Who Never Had A Chance to Win

I will admit, I am currently a Winter Olympics junkie. I know, I jump on the bandwagon of watching sports that I only really care about once every four years, but I love watching people do things remarkably well.  These athletes are committed, driven even, to the sacrifice it takes to make an Olympic team. … Continue reading Lessons from Someone Who Never Had A Chance to Win