Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Thursday May 31, 2012 “We need to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.” -Paulo Coelho The best things in life are the unexpected blessings that come your way … Continue reading

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May 29, 2012…….. A Day at the Polls

 The last Tuesday of May is a time for voting in a “primary” to help narrow the field for the General Election in November.  DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A REPUBLICAN OR A DEMOCRAT, I JUST COULDN’T VOTE AS AN ANTI-EDUCATION … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Wednesday May 30, 2012  “You are as important to your health as it is to you.” -Terri Guillemets  Good health is your most important asset.  Without it there is no enjoyment of life no matter what riches have been stored. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
In the 1980s when personal computers initially entered classrooms, critics often portrayed teachers as resistant users of the new technology. Resisters or not, readers over 50 years of age…

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Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

A Significant Error That Policymakers Commit As a result of inhabiting a different world than teachers, policymakers make a consequential error. They and a cadre of influentials confuse teacher quality with teaching quality, that is, the personal traits of teachers—dedicated, caring, … Continue reading

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Take a Bow

 By Zig Ziglar Several years ago Shinichi Suzuki, a Japanese teacher, developed a method of teaching music which later was adapted to teaching other skills.  The first thing Suzuki did was teach his students how to take a bow.  The … Continue reading

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Daily Education Headlines May 29, 2012

Texas schools short by 15,000 teachers this year, analysis shows    Texas schools short by 15,000 teachers this year, analysis shows  25 34   

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Tuesday May 29, 2012 After Friday’s quote, one of our readers, Nancy F., reminded me of this poem that is great for contemplation and motivation. “If’” by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about youAre losing … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote for May 25th, 2012

   “ Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference. ”     ― Nolan Bushnell

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

 Friday May 25, 2012  Friday Fortune Cookie!  “If” is the middle word in life. -Anonymous  What if you never questioned your ability to achieve any goal?  What if you chose not to listen to those that said you couldn’t?  What … Continue reading

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