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Posted on 13 Apr 2016
Sakina Ibrahim at Harlem Arts Festival

NAACP Image Award Nominated Author, Performer and Educator Sakina Ibrahim, will be sharing an exhilarating presentation with the Harlem Arts Festivals Start with Art and Workshops. She will have an emphasis on Reflectio...

Posted on 15 Mar 2016
Confidence is Action Based

What makes a person confident? What gives someone the ability to believe in themselves? Confidence is truly valuing your life. It is believing that you are here for a great big reason and allowing your everyday life to ...

Posted on 01 Feb 2016
WINNING DIFFICULT CUSTOMERS

We spend majority of our lives serving other people, it’s that simple. So, understanding “people service” isn’t even a special skill, it’s a basic necessary performance in human survival. Unfortunately people d...

Posted on 21 Jun 2013
Got Middle Schoolers? 3 Lessons To Teach Your Child Before They Enter Middle School

I watch the parents struggle to hold it together at fifth grade graduation—wife included—as they wrap their minds around the fact that their babies are not babies anymore; and that they are about to embark on perhaps...

Posted on 09 Apr 2013
Underground Philosophy Blog: Teach to the Expectations, Not the Limitations

This blog is an extension to the previous blog, Are You Smarter than a Grade Schooler. I am writing to express my belief about how we as educators and adults can get away from the excuses we use to rationalize behavior ...

Posted on 18 Mar 2013
Underground Philosophy Blog: Are You Smarter Than a Grade Schooler? Unconventional Intelligence in Today’s Youth

I must admit, being a middle school teacher, I often find myself overly frustrated after interactions with my students; whether its due to behavior or academics. Similar frustrations also follow me home with my own kids....

Posted on 25 Jul 2012
The Underground Philosophy of Education Blog: Background to the Underground

In order for readers to continue to follow the content of my blogs, I felt it necessary to explain the method to my madness.  Where did it all originate? The Underground Philosophy of Education Blog is an extension of ...

Posted on 10 Jul 2012
The Underground Philosophy of Education Blog: Community and Schools

We all have heard the old adage that “you are what you eat;” but on similar terms, an idea should also exist stating that “you are where you live.” This idea reflects the concept of community, and what it means t...