Do Not Fight Your Nature

“Accept everything about yourself — I mean everything. You are you and that is the beginning and the end — no apologies, no regrets.” –Clark Moustakas First of all, I owe my teachers nearly everything good about what I know.   Mr. Smith, for example, is a teacher who touched my life in 3rd grade andContinue reading “Do Not Fight Your Nature”

The Bart Simpson Myth

In a National Geographic Magazine study, over 80% of kids ages 6 – 14 think that learning is: A.    A drag B.     A waste of time C.    BO-RING D.     Fun! Believe it or not, the answer is “D”. Kids think learning is fun – this is encouraging news for parents and educators. MoreContinue reading “The Bart Simpson Myth”