“Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.”Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe
Time! This is your most valuable resource. You are provided with 24 hours a day. How do you spend it? My husband just said to me, “There seems to be a great deal of time that is wasted.” What do you think? Do you see time being wasted? How do you know? What are you going to change or do? This will be our priority to tackle this week. Time!
“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves.”Eleanor Roosevelt
I did not become a teacher until I was 30 years old. Isn’t it too late to start a different career at that age? When is it time to stop growing? Can you think of anything that stops growing? The only time growth stops when life stops. We can choose not to grow. It is all in the choices we make that determine who we are and what we do. This is an essential lesson for all to learn.
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”Maya Angelou
Creativity brings value to life. You can see, hear, feel and explore all elements. Through your imagination, you can expand on what everyone experiences to enhance with new thoughts. As a thinker and “tinker,” your intelligence leads you to fun, innovative ideas and attracts others to join in the fun! The essential part of creativity is seeing more solutions than problems, which is my style!
“Education has but one main purpose–to prepare students for the real world. To do that we need to get “real” in education.Steve Revington
Since the pandemic has hit the past, yes, now three years have spotlighted education. I am an educator that is glad for the focus but would like to see more collaborative work than finger-pointing. Have there been many mistakes? I think there has been plenty, and I do not need to do a root cause analysis to determine where the source is before I can provide some solutions to help our children, staff, families, and communities. Put down the fingers, close the talking points, open your eyes and ears. Now let’s begin…
Time to talk 💬 Can I thank each of you who decided to follow and join this journey with me. I hope more join us, and I have a personal message to share with you at the end of this week. Many blessings to each of you!