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...
The Learning Style Myth

The Learning Style Myth

The Learning Styles Myth Do students learn better when the instruction they receive is tailored to their specific learning style – such as visual, auditory, verbal or kinesthetic?  According to Adam Grant (NY Times best selling author, Wharton Professor &...