Communicating or Connecting?
by Sarah Johnson In the digital world we live in, it is easy to forget that communicating is not connecting. Communication is essentially sharing a message or a transfer of information. If you are only communicating, you will feel a distance or separation. You can communicate without connecting. Connecting is only about 7% words. The […]
LinkedIn – Why You Should Have It
by Scarlett Uribe I recently found out that LinkedIn was launched in 2002. It’s been around longer than Facebook, Snapchat and even Instagram. But it didn’t start to become popular until 2007 and only finally reached 500 million users in April of 2017. So the question is: why is LinkedIn important? Why should you set one […]
Personal Mission Statements
by Scarlett Uribe This week in my finding purpose class we were given an assignment to write our personal statements, which sparked a 40 minute conversation on their purpose and usefulness. I wanted to dive a bit deeper into this and found a great, easy-read article on Indeed. I wanted to share my findings with […]
A Gratitude Mindset!
by Sarah Johnson During this time of year we tend to contemplate all the things we have to be thankful for. Being thankful is an expression of gratitude. As teachers, we are continually trying to help students foster a Growth Mindset. This process helps students to believe in the potential they have for growth and […]
Types of Intelligence
“According to Psychologists, there are four types of Intelligence: 1) Intelligence Quotient (IQ) 2) Emotional Quotient (EQ) 3) Social Quotient (SQ) 4) Adversity Quotient (AQ) 1. Intelligence Quotient (IQ): this is the measure of your level of comprehension. You need IQ to solve math’s, memorize things, and recall lessons. 2. Emotional Quotient (EQ): this is […]
Endurance Athletes and Hijackers
by Shane Mosley It could be argued that these two groups have zero in common with each other but I would argue otherwise. Having participated in various endurance cycling events myself, including a recent round completing 100 miles in El Tour de Tucson, and looking at the history of The 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, the […]