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Let’s Rethink Our Thinking About Thinking!

During my work in corporations and in the classroom. I have come to equate IQ or Intellectual Quotient as a relic of some past era.  IQ testing was traditionally used to separate people into groups for the benefit of the tester.  As an example the US Military in the early 1900’s used mass IQ testing […]

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What is EQ?

I’ve been saying for 30 years human beings are more than their intellect. To be a human being includes our emotions. EQ is the Quality of our emotions or how we manage our reactions to the events and situations in our lives. Until very recently emotional literacy was not thought to be a part of the […]

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Why are EQ and SQ Important?

For more than 30 years I have been thinking about IQ,EQ,SQ.  I have been trying to find some answers to the big questions in life.  My journey has seen me move from the classroom through the corporate world and now back to classrooms again.  Along this journey I have discovered many things, but the most […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ: What is it?

Schools all over the world measure IQ. They have forever, and they probably always will. As a teacher I did. But in my classroom I always struggled with IQ as being the determining factor of educational outcomes. Human beings are more than IQ. Success, satisfaction and happiness is not purely a function of intellect. A […]

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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 […]

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A Visit to St. Kevin’s

Yesterday afternoon I spent a couple of hours at St. Kevin's School speaking on Maximizing your effectiveness as a teacher, balancing IQ, EQ, SQ (Intellectual, Emotional and Social Skills). I thought I might follow up with all of you from St. Kevin's by offering a few extra immediately useable storyboard activities for the classroom as […]

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The STEM Program

For those of us who have longed to see a change in education, as I have, this blog is for you! I am engaged with a team of people in something called STEM. This advanced alternative is for SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH buffs who have stood out as exemplary students in any of these […]

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From Classroom to Boardroom

I have always experienced a love for children and a commitment to their future and the future of our the world. And because of this my contribution to education has long endured. This commitment lay dormant for nearly 20 years while I worked in the corporate sector training and coaching at every level  from the […]

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The 8th and 9th ‘P’

Lynne and I joined Lovell and Rolinda Harris for lunch at Kincaids in Honolulu on Sunday. Lovell and Rolinda were among the first students in our Academy Elan Training program and Lovell went on to mentor under me for nearly ten years. Lovell is one of the finest drug and alcohol counselors in the nation […]

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