Category Archives: Teaching that Transforms

Eighth Wonder of the World

The eighth natural wonder of the world has been found, it is in middle school…the brain of an adolescent. It is indeed something to wonder at. Scientific studies have been done, survey’s tallied, charts graphed all come to the same … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Left or Right: Find balance

You may be absolutely, unequivocally correct. After all, they are your beliefs. You have every right to share them. And if people don’t like it, they can just unfriend you. I get it. I do. I love conservatives and liberals. … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting with Purpose, Teaching that Transforms, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

3 Tips for Mindful Parenting and Teaching

If you’ve ever flown Southwest, you know they like to have fun with their safety announcements. I’ll never forget one that completely took me off guard – so funny and so wrong at the same time. “In the event of … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You have prepared them well

It’s almost time for Parent-Teacher conferences. If you’re like me, when the teacher speaks about those areas that need improvement, it can feel as if you’re the one being assessed. I remember meeting with my daughter’s kindergarten teacher last year. When she … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Parenting Styles: Cultivating the Character of Christ

I’ve shared several stories about the antics of my youngest son, Noah, such as how his teacher carried his clip on her shirt throughout kindergarten or how he graciously allowed his basketball opponents the chance at a few rebounds rather than … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

3 L’s to promote your child’s spiritual gifts

    Your child is receiving a promotion. Sounds good, right? What are some of the first things that come to mind? Maybe you thought about skipping a grade, being named captain of a sports team, or if they have … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Embers crucial to an Educator’s Fire

 To keep our Educator Fire burning I have observed three crucial embers that, when fanned, keep the fire flaming brightest. An educator who understands his mindset, has the ability to listen, and willingness to surround himself with others who … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching that Transforms | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Keep Calm and Innovate

Over the past two weeks various members of my administrative team and I attended national education conferences. It is always good for educators to connect with other educators and share best practices. The conference themes included words like ignite and … Continue reading

Posted in Teaching that Transforms | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Through what lens do you see the children you teach?

How do you view the children (young and old) you teach? Through what lens do you see them? Often times we carry over the way that adults viewed us as children. The two most common lenses through which children are … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting with Purpose, Teaching that Transforms | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From the newsroom to the classroom: Lessons from a recovering reporter

I’m a reporter. Yes, I work at a school, but journalism will always be a part of who I am because it combines my love for learning new things, meeting interesting people, and telling stories. If you’re trying to generate … Continue reading

Posted in Moments that Matter, Teaching that Transforms | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment