“The Secret Sauce” for Education

Twice in the last 24 hours, I have heard the expression “the secret sauce” in regard to education.  That is what prompted me to write this entry.  My main question is simple, “Could there possibly be a secret sauce?”  My first reaction is no.  Let me explain why I think so. For many years, educatorsRead more

School Uniforms Cause an Uproar

The other day, I had the pleasure to observe two sessions of a Freshman Transition class. During the second session, the teacher needed to change gears on the fly and abandon reviewing an assignment because there were too many students who had not finished the assignment yet. So, she taught the children how to takeRead more

Community Based Organizations

Today, I interviewed the presidents of two community based organizations in a small town in the Poconos. I was very impressed with both men and found their commitment to the community to be genuine and invaluable. One gentleman has been in the community since he was an infant and his family has been living inRead more