Tag :education

Posted on 08 Feb 2016
Why wouldn’t I become GREAT ?

The stories outside of our family's history do not deserve priority. His-story became our story. Her-story became our story. Their stories became our story. We stand In history. Why wouldn’t I become great when greatn...

Posted on 23 Oct 2015
Own Your Truth

There are 73 days left in 2015. It is time to own your truths. At the beginning of the year, a number of people make New Year’s resolutions. While people honestly believe that they will be steadfast in upholding these...

Posted on 19 Aug 2015
Academic Failure Often Means Brain Injury (Part One)

Ever wonder why your child, despite great efforts by his or her teacher to remediate the problem, causes more frustration? What about the student who reaches the tenth grade and continues to read on a second or third- gr...

Posted on 12 Aug 2015
Non-Traumatic Brain Injury

I am often asked about brain injury during conferences with parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. There is the general assumption that brain injury means total incapacitation. Nothing can be far from the...

Posted on 23 Jul 2015
Erroneous educational practices hurt children

Good intentions may have their merits, but when it comes to addressing the issues that negatively impact learner performance, these same intentions may hurt children. Typically, these practices include suspensions, reten...

Posted on 21 Jul 2015
Are you ready to meet Obama?

I recently received the most amazing surprise in the mail. It was a reminder of one of the greatest days of my life, the day I met First Lady Michelle Obama at BET's Black Girls Rock Awards Show. This autographed Offici...

Posted on 29 May 2015
Award Winning Educator

Roosevelt Mitchell III was awarded the Teacher of the Year Award. He teaches for the St Louis Public School District.

Posted on 30 Jan 2015
Service To Others

Every morning I began by serving the students that I teach who can’t feed, clothe or bathe themselves. My level of service confuses a bunch of people, who look at me as a successful author, scholar and educator. I liv...

Posted on 17 Jun 2014
Of Marriage, Freedom, and A First Pregnancy …

Wisdom Cards - Affirmations - Louise Hay by JCT(Loves)Streisand* My first pregnancy occurred when I was twenty-seven. It was planned. A young minister’s wife had said, after hearing my lament the emptiness I was feeli...