I’m Challenging You to Use Your Words to Make the World a Kinder Place

I'm sure by now most of you have seen or heard about the Covington High School video. It's kinda hard to miss, unless you've been living under a rock. I'm also fairly confident you have an opinion about the whole thing. But I'm wondering, would your opinion change if: the boy in the video had…

When Two Worlds Collide

Sounds like a title for a Sci-Fi book, doesn't it? But what I'm actually referring to is the moment when my school world and my church world came face to face...and then overlapped...and then became entangled. And while I could have used different verbiage, I needed to get my point across. The merge was not without difficulty.…

The Daniel Plan: Week 4

The chapter? Focus... which instantly makes me think of my students. (Some days, I find myself saying that word out loud. A lot.) For the most part, when I think of a focused student, I think of someone who is: punctual prepared organized and hardworking But identifying the characteristics really isn't what's important. The more telling aspect is…