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​Thanks for the recognition Abu Dhabi!

Cultivating a culture of reading is crucial to building and sustaining an innovation based, 21st century economy.  Therefore, concerted efforts must take place to ensure that students are encourage to … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Governor Kasich’s Idea: Making teachers go back to work!

I came across this news from a teachers’ group on my Facebook.  SOOO many teachers on the group hated this idea.  I actually love it.  There is a large disconnect … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · 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

Many thanks to my old school district – Austin ISD!

      It was great fun to perform my presentation, “Digital Expressions of Hip Hop Historians”. My August 4 presentation for the Austin ISD Social Studies department revolved around … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank you for your time Cal Poly Pomona

At the Dubai Radisson Blu Hotel, I had the absolute privilege to speak to a class of Cal Poly Pomona university students who came to the Emirates to learn about … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank you Colorado University at Boulder!

Last month I had a great talk with a special group of select students from the Colorado University at Boulder.  The Leeds Honors Program came to Dubai and Abu Dhabi … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment