Reaching the True Purpose of Education

Laura LisienBlog, Connect Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: It’s time to reach the true purpose of education. There are many challenges our society is currently facing, and COVID is an added complication. The solution starts with kindness, empathy, and collaboration. Moving towards a more collaborative world can help us reach our highest achievement as humans. Reaching the True Purpose of Education: The Problem Let’s face it. The … Read More

Growth is a Lifelong Endeavor

Laura LisienBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Teachers don’t just give children the tools they need to succeed in life. They give them the tools they need for lifelong GROWTH. Stagnation is not an option and growth is a lifelong endeavor.  This post shares what Education Blueprint means to Laura. I am not a teacher. I don’t have a teaching degree. And I haven’t spent a … Read More

The Giving Tree

Nicole KellyBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We can learn about giving from Shel Silverstein’s children’s book, “The Giving Tree.” Recognize that you have gifts and tools that will make others happy when you share them. “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein has long been a cherished book of mine. I remember when I first received the book as a gift when I was seven years … Read More

Episode #83: Tom Murray

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Tom Murray serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools®, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and has worked alongside that body, the US Senate, the White House, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, corporations, and school districts throughout the … Read More

The Power of Reinvention

Laura LisienBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The story of the blogger’s dad is shared to demonstrate the power of reinventing oneself. Growth is the heart of reinvention and we won’t fulfill our fullest potential without it. Teach students skills so that each individual can invent and continuously reinvent themselves. The Power of Reinvention: The Story of My Dad My father is one of the most … Read More