Tag :education

Posted on 05 May 2014
2 School 4 Cool: Making Intelligence the Popular Culture (Teacher’s Guide)

As a solution to what is now the growing topic of discussion, Georgia’s State School Report Card, I do hereby publically request that we begin a new initiative for education called “2 School 4 Cool.” Just as simpl...

Posted on 08 Apr 2014
Reading Comprehensively, Writing Effectively and Public Speaking

By the time I was ready for college, I had a solid background in the fundamentals: reading, writing, and public speaking. With good teachers and the ability to concentrate, you can go pretty far with these skills. --- Le...

Posted on 24 Feb 2014
Black Boys ROCK!

For the past three weeks, I have been tutoring an adolescent Black male. This young man was referred to me because he is doing poorly in school. Upon working with him, I discovered that his academic deficiencies have ab...

Posted on 12 Feb 2014
The ABC’s of MLK

As a young student, business owner and speaker, I am constantly learning something new. Whether it’s a new educational assignment, how to market to my customers or how to shake stage fright before one of my speeches,...

Posted on 28 Jan 2014
Reevaluate Your Life

There will be various points in life where you have to reevaluate what’s going on. You may have to review a situation, change the company you keep, move forward or even let go of something you have been holding on to. ...

Posted on 13 Dec 2013
It’s Simple, Ask For Help When You Need It

Repeat these words out loud. Oh lord I want you to help me. Oh lord I want you to help me. Help me on my journey, help me on my way, oh lord I want you to help me. We all need help, and when you need help it is imperati...

Posted on 11 Dec 2013
Numbers Don’t Lie: The Jay-Z Philosophy and School Reform

News about the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) —an international survey used to rank the top 65 global economies in science, math, and reading—has been released and the U.S. is ranked #36. Ja...

Posted on 05 Dec 2013
Let the Countdown Begin

Let the countdown begin. In 30 days, it will be a new year. It is interesting to listen, watch and read about people starting anew, having New Year’s resolutions, parting ways with old habits, and wanting to lose x amo...

Posted on 28 Nov 2013
The Art of Storytelling and Desired Outcomes

Slick Rick did it best, and Outcast was a classic as well—the Art of Storytelling. Though the title strikes instant memory of my favorite hip hop artists, the context goes much deeper. The art of storytelling is a time...

Posted on 21 Nov 2013
What Risk Are You Willing To Take To Be The Best You Can Be

Ask yourself what risk you are willing to take to live your destiny now. You keep telling yourself you want to be the best teacher, the best parent, the best student; however the risk associated with being the best scar...