Tag: Winston Churchill

  • Surmounting Learning Difficulties

    Bird Droppings October 4, 2011 Surmounting learning difficulties “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss “There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.” Phyllis Bottome An interesting start to […]

  • My graduate studies are making sense

    Bird Droppings October 3, 2011 My graduate studies are making sense This coming Friday we as teachers in Walton County will not get paid as it was one of our furlough days imposed by our Board of education due to funding cuts from our governor and of course the schools will be closed. It was […]

  • Hearing and Listening

    Bird Droppings September 21, 2011 Hearing and Listening “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus A simple analogy yet we far too often do not understand that statement and perhaps it is because we have more jaw muscle than ear muscle. In education […]