canvastop

Tag Archives | center

The Art of Inner Happiness

How do we stay centered so that we can continue to stay on purpose regardless of the changes going on around us? How do we begin to transcend the external ebb and flow of daily life? How do we find inner stability in an environment of constant change? How do we rise above the pull […]

Continue Reading 0

The 3-6-9 Rule

For the last 30 years I have been saying that Relationship is Everything! Today there is a growing body of evidence that supports the notion that student engagement begins with relationships. Students need to feel connected to the adults in their school environment.  The more connected they feel the greater the positive impact this has on […]

Continue Reading 0

Classroom Lesson for Teaching Respect

Now that I have defined Respect and provided the introduction to a classroom discussion let’s put some rubber to the road and build a lesson plan. When teaching values or character skills to young people you need to remind yourself about the comfort zone.  Every individual has a zone of habits where they are comfortable, […]

Continue Reading 0

Respect in the K-12 Classroom

My recent post about respect in leadership has generated an avalanche of emails on respect in the classroom. So this post is an attempt on how to define Respect for students in the K-12 Classroom. You know that at times it is hard to explain these values and character traits to students. So here goes… […]

Continue Reading 0

Right Vs Wrong in Leadership

This unspoken ancient code of right Vs wrong also wreaks havoc in leadership positions. When ego positioning occurs in an organization or department, it is sure to tear at the fabric of mutual respect and collaboration. Research shows that the most successful organizations are those that build a culture of ‘constructive conflict’. This takes a […]

Continue Reading 0

Emotional and Social Literacy in the Schools!

I just completed a 2 day school course at Farrington High School. It focused on balancing intellectual strengths with emotional and social literacy. The course was called “Life Without Limits – You Make a Difference” and the results were over the top! In an activity called ‘The Grid’ students confronted boredom, frustration, and exasperation as […]

Continue Reading 0

Self-Reflection to Action

Life is whirling at nanosecond speeds these days. It seems from the numerous emails I’ve received lately, that this hyper-speed is spinning many people off center. This isn’t surprising given the speed and impact with which the future is hitting us. YouTube can be launched in 2.5 seconds while emails are traveling 3,000 miles in […]

Continue Reading 3
Powered by WishList Member - Membership Software