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Dumb Phones: A Smart Phone Policy

Replace smartphones with dumb phones

November 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Failing Schools Need More Historians and Economists at the Helm

The Harvard Business Review published a research study done in the UK suggests that there are five types of school leaders – and one is the most successful yet underappreciated.  … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Requiem and Hymn for The American Dream Team

Making America the GREATEST Economy Again: How to Lose and Regain American Swag “My swag was phenomenal.” ―Gilbert Arenas In the summer of 2004, I witnessed a Greek tragedy unfold … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Five Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciate Week Year-Round

Schools around the world are finding it harder to attract and retain good and effective teachers.  Attracting the best and brightest are vital to help innovation based economies evolve.  Of … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

What up Gangsta!: Andrew Jackson, The Most Gangster U.S. President

Hands down Andrew Jackson was one of the most popular and controversial presidents in my 8th grade U.S. history class. Jackson represented what they loved in their music – gangsterism.  … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inspiration to Keep You Focused

Teachers!  If you need help recalibrating your GPS (gracious perspective system), then please watch this short story. It is too easy for us to get lost in our every day … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

ISIS and The Joker: Two Sides of the Same Twisted Coin

I started writing this article after my wife expressed her despair after the San Bernardino attacks. I then shelved it, feeling even more compelled to finish after the Belgium, Turkey, Ivory … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments