Four men set out on a hike. When they reached the mountaintop they rested and soaked in the beautiful expanse from their new altitude. Little did they know that following their trip up the trail they would never be the same. Transfigured. Transformed. Changed. Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter writes "Change is meant to bring something different but how different? We are creatures of habit. Change is a departure from the past." Our lives are constantly changing. That sentence…
Classroom Activities: Welcoming Back Middle-School Students
This has some good Classroom Activities for Welcoming Back Middle-School Students to do at the beginning of the year. They are creative and not super embarrassing, so I think that middle school students would actually enjoy them.
Professor Jerry Watts, generous of mind and spirit, has passed away. Jerry exhibited the very best qualities of a scholar, and none of the worst. He was a friend and mentor to hundreds of graduate students at the City University of New York, and a welcoming face around the Graduate Center for countless more. He would talk to anyone, and had good words for all. Jerry made academia a place you wanted to be.
If you consistently turn your attention and work inward, focusing on learning and growth to make yourself better throughout your lifetime, things will unravel in the most beautiful of ways and you will become bulletproof.