Monthly Archives: August 2012

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It is Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature

   by Barbara Baptiste Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet … Continue reading

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I Hope You Dance

Former NBA Player and Senator Bill Bradley states, “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.”  How did resuming college, at this stage of life, help to unlock my potential and realize my goals in life, those that began many years ago? I … Continue reading

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Finding your niche….early on

The Day We Tore the Goal Post down……… we will have these moments to remember……… School days are the foundation for wonderful memories and the beginning of a successful journey in life.  Much depends on finding your niche, early on. … Continue reading

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Teaching to Gardner’s Intelligence Levels

Everybody’s Beautiful in Their Own Way……. by Barbara Baptiste http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&v=0a45z_HG3WU&NR=1 Howard Gardner’s definition of intelligence is the ability to solve a problem or create a product that matters to society. Everyone possesses his/her own gift, talent. To enrich life in … Continue reading

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Good Teaching

“THESE Are (will be) the ‘Good Old Days!’”  By Baptiste, Barbara In the historically speaking “Good Old Days,” more than a century and a half ago, Horace Mann told school boards that they needed to view themselves as “sentinels stationed … Continue reading

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Education: Become a Teacher?

….Teach Them Well and Let Them Lead the Way                                                                     Whitney Houston What has inspired me now, at this stage of life, to consider Education as a field of study?  Better late than never?  Truth be told, when first I … Continue reading

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