Another Brick in the Wall

I can still remember the day vividly. I am not sure of the exact date, but I remember it was in November of 1979. I was in 10th grade at Intermediate High School in Broken Arrow, OK. I had a 1-mile (or so) walk home from school that took me by our local K-Mart. I … Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall

The REAL American Dream

What do you think of when you think of attaining the American Dream? In his book titled, The Epic of America, written in 1931 during the Great Depression, James Truslow Adams wrote, “It is not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of social order in which each man and each … Continue reading The REAL American Dream

Every Snowflake is Unique…and So Is Every Child

It has been snowing a lot here in Utah this winter. This past week we had a most beautiful snow fall. https://youtu.be/ioWnUwrliYg Big fluffy flakes floating, falling and finding a place of rest on a pine tree. Here is a universal truth: Every snowflake is unique. Even Horshack from the tv show "Welcome Back Cotter" knew that. While there … Continue reading Every Snowflake is Unique…and So Is Every Child

The Core of the Apple: The Foundation of Personalized Learning

My first job in education was that of a middle school teacher. I followed a non-traditional path to becoming a teacher. Out of college, I worked as a software developer for a consulting firm based out of Chicago. I had the pleasure of working in Silicon Valley before it had officially been given that title. … Continue reading The Core of the Apple: The Foundation of Personalized Learning