A BLUEPRINT FOR 21st CENTURY EDUCATION

  Amid a maelstrom of economic, social and political changes throughout the world, parents and educators are asking questions.   “Is our education system keeping pace with the transition from the Industrial Age to the Information Age?”   “Is our curriculum adequately preparing our children for the rapidly changing job… Read moreA BLUEPRINT FOR 21st CENTURY EDUCATION

Mainframe vs Cloud — Has Education Stepped Into the 21st Century?

    The desire and the ability of children to learn are activated with their first cry. Sadly, outdated methods of education suppress children’s innate curiosity (desire) and their urge to explore (ability). Nevertheless, children learn. We live in the 21st Century having evolved beyond the Industrial Age into the… Read moreMainframe vs Cloud — Has Education Stepped Into the 21st Century?

7 VALUES CHILDREN MUST LEARN TO LIVE WELL

  Educating our children must go beyond academics. Helping children acquire and practice right moral values is critical. The well-being of a community and a nation depends on it. Holistic development of children is the mandate of parents, care-givers and teachers. Without sound moral values, children have no basis on… Read more7 VALUES CHILDREN MUST LEARN TO LIVE WELL

5 STEPS TO MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR LIFE

Before we awake each morning, our day is already set. The day unfolds like a steeplechase course with hazards and barriers. Circumstances test our wit and our grit. People cross our path. Some encourage or assist and propel us forward in the race. Others impede our progress with distraction or… Read more5 STEPS TO MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR LIFE

THROWN TO THE WOLVES — THE 3 R’s OF TEACHING

My rite of passage into the teaching profession was a grueling contest of cunning wit and enduring grit. Would an aspiring 22-year old novice survive a ruthless pack of wolves cleverly disguised as sixth graders? I cut my teaching teeth in Prince Rupert, a rugged fishing town 500 miles up… Read moreTHROWN TO THE WOLVES — THE 3 R’s OF TEACHING