See Again – For The First Time

See Again – For The First Time

We’ve all heard of déjà vu – a feeling or sensation of having already experienced this current situation or circumstance.  But vuja de – looking at a very familiar situation and seeing it anew with fresh eyes – has also become a popular concept.  Vuja de could be a...
Negativity Sticks

Negativity Sticks

Negativity Sticks Is it true that we have a predilection for the negative?  Are we more drawn to the negative than the positive?  Are we drawn to the negative about our students, colleagues, parents, friends & family, and even ourselves?  Do we have a problem...
Listening

Listening

Listening “Everything that needs to be said has already been said.  But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”                                                                                                                                         ...
Your Biggest Critic

Your Biggest Critic

Your Biggest Critic In the field of education and probably in almost any field, you will face a fair amount of criticism – from parents, teachers, administrators and students.  But my guess is that your biggest critic is yourself.  Yet self-criticism is good, isn’t...