Originally posted February 10, 2011. This is a follow-up to yesterday's post. Today I want to write about some of the exceptional teachers I have encountered either as a student or educator. My third grade teacher, Mrs. J was one of those teachers who made learning fun. She had the ability to keep students on … Continue reading TDZ Retrospective: Teachers That Made a Difference
When I found this topic, I knew it was something I had to write about. As an educator I have a strong opinions about the way schools run and should be run. Of course, if you have read my blog you know I have opinions on many subjects. Guess I wouldn't blog if I weren't … Continue reading If I Could Change How Schools Work
At the wise old age of 6 I decided that I had no need to learn to read. I was determined not to waste my time learning to read. My mom was equally determined that I was going to learn to read. Reading, writing and basic computational skills are considered essential components of a … Continue reading The Importance of Reading
This is a follow-up to yesterday's post. Today I want to write about some of the exceptional teachers I have encountered either as a student or educator. My third grade teacher, Mrs. J was one of those teachers who made learning fun. She had the ability to keep students on a wide range of levels … Continue reading Teachers That Made a Difference
College and high school both have classes, students and teachers. College is a completely different world than high school. The focus in high school is educating and equipping teens with the skills needed for adulthood and life. College prepares adults for careers and or to reach personal goals. One of the greatest differences between high … Continue reading How is College Different from High School?
There is a growing need for lawyers who will serve the public interest. The debt incurred during law school prevents some students in serving the public from taking low paying government or non-profit jobs. Also, many of those who take jobs as assistant DA's often quit after a few years in search of better paying … Continue reading Havard Law Offering Tution Break in Exchange for Public Service
For many students athletic scholarships are viewed as the ticket to a bright future. Many parents sacrifice a lot in an effort to help their promising young athlete will be able to compete on the next level. Many parents have an unrealistic expectation that every good athlete will get a full ride and somehow their … Continue reading Sports Scholarships Are the Ticket to a College Education? Wrong!