As a teacher, have you ever heard, “You asked the wrong questions. I did not study for those questions.” When I moved into the position as Director of Educational Support Programs, I was charged with bringing in experts to help our staff with curriculum, instruction, and assessments. One of the experts for our math support … Continue reading You asked the wrong questions….or did you?
Category: Critical Thinking
What if, Why not—I can’t
I have spoken these words in my life journey. I am sure many of you have as well. It came to me that these simple two words are not simple. They are also connected to my Two Rule philosophy. It hit me as I was recovering from my breast cancer surgery. All of the days … Continue reading What if, Why not—I can’t
Some Thinking Thoughts-
I like to ask questions to others to allow deep thinking; sometimes, within those questions come more! It is rethinking, reflecting or is it overthinking? What are the thoughts you are thinking about today? Are they the same as yesterday? Will the thoughts carry on to tomorrow? How will new thoughts arrive if the present … Continue reading Some Thinking Thoughts-
WAKE UP, It’s Monday!
Today is a great day, to begin with posing a question with a question! Wait, I mean, pose a question. No, I mean, ask a question. Do you know what I mean? You can both “ask” and “pose” a question, but the two words come with different meanings. To “ask” is a verb that means … Continue reading WAKE UP, It’s Monday!
We are inspired!
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson Did someone inspire you to be where you are today in your career or life? I reflect over mine and can identify several points of time where individuals inspired me, encouraged me, and pushed me—so blessed … Continue reading We are inspired!
Which comes first, wisdom or knowledge? Wisdom is built on knowledge. So does that mean you can be both wise and knowledgeable? Then you can't be wise without being knowledgeable. What do you think? Is it the same as an egg before chicken or the chicken before an egg? Knowledge is knowing about something. I … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom
I constantly measure the meaningfulness of the messages I send, the information I share, and how I impact those who choose to read my posts. I intend to always help with driving solution-focused thinking and increasing the positives we share in day-to-day interactions. One thing missing is an opportunity for others to share what they … Continue reading Measuring Meaningfulness
Quotes and thoughts
I enjoy reading quotes. One of my favorite things is to see a quote and then see others' responses to the quote. So many thoughts, ideas, and wisdom are shared. Here are a few to review... Share your thoughts. Do you have a favorite quote you use? What is one that helps you the most? … Continue reading Quotes and thoughts
Turning Gears into Action
One of my first posts was about gears. I made this reference as it was part of the original writing in my book. I did not know everything I needed to know about publishing a book. So even though my gears were turning, I did not have all of the ones I needed to move … Continue reading Turning Gears into Action