Category Archives: Reflections

Think back to that special teacher!

Memories of a Mean Old Teacher from Charger Shorecrest on Vimeo. I posed this statement to my class of pre-service teachers recently, “think back to that special teacher”. It surprised me that there was more than one student who said … Continue reading

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Theories of Teaching and Learning: The Staged Self-Directed Learnin…

Theories of Teaching and Learning: The Staged Self-Directed Learnin….I have taught the Situational Leadership Model of Hersey and Blanchard and the Leader-Follower Development model for 6 years. I had often thought of it in terms but teaching, here is a … Continue reading

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Google yourself for a trip down memory lane!

So I Googled myself to see what would show up, wow, page after page were links to ME! Posts I had made, book reviews, presentations I had shared, and mentions in articles. Then I got to page 11, having trouble … Continue reading

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Measure your Character Strengths

Authentic Happiness questionnaires.  What is your strength? Authentic Happiness

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1st Infantry Division Post

1st Infantry Division Post. This is an article about a brief I gave to the Manhattan Military  Relations Committee in Feb 2013 about Kansas State University’s College of Education, Educate the Educators program. The Public Affairs Office (PAO) did a … Continue reading

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Khan Academy: The future of education? – 60 Minutes – CBS News

  Khan Academy: The future of education? – 60 Minutes – CBS News.  I have been familiar with the Khan Academy videos for a few years now and have recommended them to friends and other educators. The level to which … Continue reading

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90 Day Challenge | ViSalus

90 Day Challenge | ViSalus.  I recently found this 90 Day Challenge and I took it. I have lost 10 lbs in the first 3 weeks. I am not hungry, depriving myself or frustrated with meal prep in the least. … Continue reading

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Classroom Flipping

Why I Flipped My Classroom video. Have you heard about this teaching method sweeping the blogs and classrooms across the country? It makes sense that this would be a great learning method in theory but the logistics leaves questions; Access? … Continue reading

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Defense.gov News Article: Family Matters Blog: Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids

Defense.gov News Article: Family Matters Blog: Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids. My own boys and the MilKids of my friends constantly amaze me by their resiliency, sense of self and dedication to their fellow MilKid friends. These top … Continue reading

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Can Tech Save Education?

I am interested in watching the results of today’s technology in schools. The pace of development of tools is so fast and the implementation of it struggles to keep up. At a time in my life of thinking about simplifying my world, … Continue reading

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