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The Joy Juice Factor

About 30 years ago I studied the work of  Dr Irving Oyle. Dr. Oyle was an MD. He was one of the first physicians who parted company with the medical professions’ belief that illness was purely a physical phenomena. Long before it had become a popular concept, Dr. Oyle spoke of the mind-body connection. He […]

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Say YES to Life!

I was at the airport with Jocelyn Pratt yesterday – on our way to do a seminar on another island. We were in the middle of a ‘Starbucks moment’ when Jocelyn looked up and recognized the man at the table next to us. He was Hannibal Means a gifted opera singer and performer from ‘Americas Got Talent’ […]

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Connect and Communicate!

Relationship is everything for all human beings and students are no different. Students need to feel connected to the adults in their school. They need to feel connected to you! Their relationship with you is the most important school relationship they can form. It is your individual relationship with each student that will strengthen them to […]

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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 […]

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Education is more than about the tools

Many education departments around the globe are rolling out or considering the roll out of some form of one-to-one computer program.  Some programs even have the students taking the laptop computer home. So with these programs in mind I read with interest this article on the NY Times website – Computers at Home: Educational Hope […]

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