Blog #77 – BEING A LEADER

Inherent in being a teacher, a coach, or a parent is the expectation that I be a leader. As such, I take my responsibility of being a leader seriously. As a leader I work diligently in leading by example. I am always trying my best to be a good example for everyone. I think caref...

Blog #76 – FORGIVE AND FORGET

Something that is very important to me is the ability of an individual being able to forgive and forget. It is an attribute that I possess and has impacted my life and career in a positive way. Too many people go through life holding on to grudges. Their inability to let go of hu...

Blog #71 – BEING CREATIVE WHEN TEACHING

Since I started teaching in 1973, I have always worked toward being creative in everything I did in the classroom and with online tutoring. I think that is why I love teaching so much. My creativity focused on integrating my work with the three competitive math events (Number Sen...

Blog #69 – TEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO STUDY

Early in a school year, teachers need to take some time to provide students with ideas of how they can study to insure mastery of the concepts being taught. From taking notes, to making flash cards or forming study groups, students can be taught how to do things that will increas...