Category: Teaching

Mary McLeod Bethune

Today (May 5, 2016) we had the (‘first annual’) Community Prayer Breakfast in Macomb, IL.  It was very well attended and the program was excellent. In Dr. Jack Thomas’s message he spoke of Mary McLeod Bethune.  She was a great lady and great educator. I’ve seen her statue in Lincoln Park in Washington, DC. I …

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The Power of “Now”

5 great ideas from Tim Price. The first one I hope I can use: Replace the word “but” with now. E.g., “You made a good effort on this, now let’s see if we can add fractions with the common denominator.” This emphasizes the growth mindset (as apposed to the fixed mindset)   “Now” is …

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