Category Archives: achievement

Re-imagining learning communities that cultivate curiosity and foster fewer fears!

Does your community cultivate curiosity or foster fears that drown innovation? Brain based games work especially well here! No question, curiosity is central to learning. Problems arise though, when investigation and discovery fall too far from center at school. Without curiosity’s driving fuel, students and teachers appear instead to foster… Read more »

Ode to One Senator’s Brain Based Innovation!

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As a registered “independent” and as MBA professor of leadership,  I support men and women on either side of any isle who chase truth, facilitate benefits for all concerned, and lead innovation with the brain in mind. Jeff Flake led an innovative improvement this week. that exemplifies my master level… Read more »

Build Your Valentine IQ in a Caring Community

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Looking for a way to amp up kindness, build skills for inclusion  and celebrate kids love for Valentine Day? Since the opposite of exclude is include – and the best place to learn is a caring community – then Valentine’s Day’s the perfect event to include teens in fun activities… Read more »

Experts’ 2018 Top Learning Predictions!

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Do you agree with hot leadership predictions listed over at the Edvocate by Matthew Lynch. Predictions come from dozens of forward thinking experts below – about learning’s fate in 2018? Below are many experts we value and you can find each of their predictions over at at The Edvocate Global… Read more »

Learning Takes Speaking Change to Chaos

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Feel frustrated by leaders who value money, power or influence more than people, possibilities and problem-solving that benefits all concerned? Good news is – your brain comes equipped with all the tools you need to lead a finer future for yourself and others. How so? When lists about terrific teaching… Read more »

From Math Disdain To Learning Delight?

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Not that all teens hate math but some do, and that disdain slows down their mental ability to run with any numeric  benefits for their lives. So it only makes sense to bust a few math moves that ensure delight for many more math students. Yes, they’ll begin to dance… Read more »

Troubleshooting Tips and Brain Based Benefits

When learning or leadership problems pop up – how do you troubleshoot to ensure that all those you mentor, coach, teach, or facilitate will takeaway more?   Below are brain-compatible strategies I use and I’d love to hear your tips. YOUR TURN! Join our Brain Based Circles! Would love to… Read more »

Build a Brain Based Culture on Participant Strengths

Few would deny that too many middle, secondary, or college students graduate without skills they need to meet demands of a modern era. And that’s if they graduate at all – which many do not! Time for a culture change?

Poverty or Possibilities for Urban Schools?

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It’s impossible to lead urban schools, according to popular Rochester publisher Mary Anna Towler. In her October 28th editorial Towler wrote: “The problem is that the public and community leaders expect the impossible from the school district.” Do you agree? Few dispute that Rochester’s child-poverty rates near bottom in the… Read more »