Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 14, 2012 “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” -Albert Einstein Dreams are seeds of imagination planted in the mind. Which ones come to fruition are the ones you care for and feed. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
TINA TRUJILLO is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Ph.D. in education from the University of California…

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 13, 2012 Monday Morning Motivation! “Mankind is so made that when anything fires the soul, impossibilities vanish. ” -Jean de la Fontaine When the soul awakens to the possibility that dreams can come true; that inner desire can be … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
First the good news. School boards in Texas continue to pass a resolution opposing high-stakes testing. As of this date, 610 school boards representing more than 3.6 million students have passed the Texas resolution.…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Why has the act of teaching in public schools (including charters) that serve wealthy, middle-class and poor children looked so familiar to generation after generation of journalists, researchers, parents…

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 10, 2012 Friday Fortune Cookie! Every day do something that creates a better tomorrow. -Anonymous Your reality that you experience today is a result of the choices you have made over all of your yesterdays. Your tomorrow will reflect … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 9, 2012 “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” -Pamela Vaull Starr Dreams bring inspiration… Inspiration brings commitment… Commitment brings action… Action brings you closer to your dreams. In … Continue reading

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Official: State Education Focus on Standardized Testing Hurts Job Market

State official says the longtime education focus on teaching students to pass standardized tests is having a detrimental effect on Texas’ job market. As a Texas Workforce commissioner representing employers, Tom Pauken said he hopes to lead an effort to … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 8, 2012 “Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with a spark.” -Johann Gottfried Von Herder The power of the mind is capable of generating … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

August 7, 2012 “I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move.” – The Bible Matthew 17:20 As far … Continue reading

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