Mindfulness in the classroom: Does it work?

The teacher writes numbers on the white board in front of the class, preparing a lesson on fractions and decimals. Two girls are passing notes. A couple of kids in the back row are laughing about a secret joke. Several students have lost focus entirely, distracted by the windows, the ...

Prepare: Technology’s Impact on Humanity

While Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the U.S. Congress about data theft and its impact on U.S. elections and Tesla founder Elon Musk has repeatedly talked about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in regards to the future of humanity, technology's impact is evident and growing exponentially.  ...

Community Service Engages Students

Community service is something kids of all ages can enjoy and learn from. From elementary to high school, students and teachers can benefit by creating and implementing community services activities for kids that are rewarding experiences for all involved. 

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Good Coaching Goes Beyond Play Calling

For coaches, particularly at the high school level, a well thought out philosophy is pertinent to their program. Communication and motivation are essential aspects of the job because what coaches are really supposed to be doing is preparing young athletes for successful lives beyond the playing field or the swimming ...

Be an Inspiring Teacher

A teacher with the ability to inspire students is the type of teacher who will be long remembered. Inspiring students is integral to ensuring their success and encouraging them to fulfill their potential. Students who are inspired by their teachers can accomplish amazing things, and that motivation almost always stays ...

Why Humans Need to Explore

Spaceship takes off into space. Rocket flies on a background of the starry sky The need to explore has always been at the heart of human existence. From Magellan and Captain Cooke to the Mercury Space Program, humans have always felt the need ...

Athletics: Coaching Students to Thrive in Life

Coaching student athletes to thrive in life goes well beyond just winning championships and coaches have a responsibility to use their platform to teach valuable lessons about character development, respect and sportsmanship.

Unlike other forms of teaching, coaches have a dual role – to make their ...