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Preying on the Wolfes

Whether it’s online or in your face, a bully/predator/terrorizer can make a student’s – and their parents’ lives - living nightmares – such is the case with Billy Wolfe. Writer Dan Barry from the New York Times introduces us to Billy in his article, A Boy the Bullies Love to Beat Up, Repeatedly. And if you do nothing else with this article, at [...]

Preying on the Wolfes

Whether it’s online or in your face, a bully/predator/terrorizer can make a student’s – and their parents’ lives - living nightmares – such is the case with Billy Wolfe. Writer Dan Barry from the New York Times introduces us to Billy in his article, A Boy the Bullies Love to Beat Up, Repeatedly. And if you do nothing else with this article, at [...]

Right Brain Rules

Last month I sat in on Daniel Pink’s discussion on how the right sign of our brain will be the forerunner with the skills needed on future employment. THANK GOODNESS! What are the qualities for people with right brain leanings…

Right Brain Rules

Last month I sat in on Daniel Pink’s discussion on how the right sign of our brain will be the forerunner with the skills needed on future employment. THANK GOODNESS! What are the qualities for people with right brain leanings…

You’ll Have To Pay – To Believe The Hype

I’m sure my newsroom background made me the die-hard, negative cynic I am today. Our newsroom mantra, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Or in other words, as Public Enemy puts it, "don’t believe the hype."  So about a month ago, one of my teacher friends was simply OVER THE MOON after she received a – your so wonderful [...]

You’ll Have To Pay – To Believe The Hype

I’m sure my newsroom background made me the die-hard, negative cynic I am today. Our newsroom mantra, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Or in other words, as Public Enemy puts it, "don’t believe the hype."  So about a month ago, one of my teacher friends was simply OVER THE MOON after she received a – your so wonderful [...]

Paying For College: Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game

I’m still reeling from yesterday’s conversation with my niece who is looking differently at college (and her master’s) now that real $$$$ and tuition are in the curriculum. I guess it comes with wanting to be educated in America – a noble thought for those who can afford it. But for now, I want to take the high rode [...]

Paying For College: A Guide With Solutions

I’m still reeling from my conversation with my niece yesterday who is looking differently at college now that $$$ is involved. But I want to take the high rode and work together for this paying for college debacle.  I fondly remember my college days, but financially it was a struggle. My tennis scholarship only paid for my tuition [...]

Paying For College: Don’t Hate The Player, Hate The Game

I’m still reeling from yesterday’s conversation with my niece who is looking differently at college (and her master’s) now that real $$$$ and tuition are in the curriculum. I guess it comes with wanting to be educated in America – a noble thought for those who can afford it. But for now, I want to take the high rode [...]

Paying For College: A Guide With Solutions

I’m still reeling from my conversation with my niece yesterday who is looking differently at college now that $$$ is involved. But I want to take the high rode and work together for this paying for college debacle.  I fondly remember my college days, but financially it was a struggle. My tennis scholarship only paid for my tuition [...]