Blog #125 – Count your Blessings

Every morning when I wake up and every evening before going to bed, I count my blessings. I thank God for each new day of life that he grants me. I thank him for surrounding me with people that love me and whom I love. I thank him for giving me the abilities to be the best teache...

Blog #111 – LEARN TO BE A GOOD LISTENER

Every teacher, academic coach and parent needs to be a good listener. Students and children need to know that what they say is important. They can learn to be good listeners themselves by observing the adults around them. Be willing to answer questions, as each question asked is ...

Blog #99 – IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

Teachers, academic coaches and parents need to emphasize the importance of communication with their students and their children. They should model what effective communication looks like. Communication is not only talking but also listening. When communicating with another indiv...

Blog #92 – THE IMPORTANCE OF REFLECTION

In your career or in life, reflection is very important. Taking time to think of things that you have said or have done is vital. Self-analyzing helps improve the work that you do and the relationships you have. Reflection is necessary if you expect to be successful in the work t...