Tag :education

Posted on 23 Oct 2013
Celebrating Milestones! Our Firm Founaation of Progress

If you unaerstand the beginning well, the end will not trouble you. Ashanti proverb   When we start a journey or enter into a new place, the first action we take is to orient ourselves. A ‘you are here’ sign helps ...

Posted on 02 Aug 2013
Think Before You Speak: Have an I.D.E.A. About What You Say – A message to the youth in our communities

The transcript of a speech given at the Grantville Parks nd Recreation Summer Youth Camp Closing Ceremony, Grantville, GA, July 26, 2013 My name is Nigel Walker. I am a math/science teacher at Smokey Road Middle School ...

Posted on 16 Jul 2013
Teachable Moments: Lessons from the George Zimmerman Trial

As an educator, I unders, ca the importance of using current events as a teachable moment. It is highly researched that one way to reach students is by drawing from real-life situations ca tapping into prior knowledge. ...

Posted on 26 Jun 2013
Real Teachers

Will the real teachers please s, ca up? Real teachers are currently the teachers in our school systems that are making a difference. They are the teachers that have developed strategies and techniques that are beneficial...

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 07 May 2013
BANKERS TO AMERICANS: LEARN YOUR A.), B.), C.)s

(Blog Segment: Finance, with a Political Twist) Financial glory...then, massive financial devastation (for most)… Almost 5 years later... Softness. They're calling it a recovery... Still softness. Self-inflicted Debt ...

Posted on 02 May 2013
The Curse of the Harlem Shake: Dancing Around the Issues

In light of the recent news of a teacher being fired for participating in an internet viral dance craze called the Harlem shake; I have been asked for my opinion on the issue. To me it is an issue of too many unknown var...

Posted on 28 Mar 2013
Reevaluating Your Life

When was the last time you reevaluated your life? Today take the time to reevaluate every aspect of your life.  This process is of the utmost importance as it will help you propel to the next level.  When we don’t ev...

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 04 Mar 2013
Healthy Haiku 4 Youth Promotes Change

This poem is a symbol of what Healthy Haiku is all about. Please read and share on your pages. We are grateful for your support and encouragement! Healthy Haiku Productions, LLC is truly dedicated to healthy and positiv...