Be A Good Sport

Be A Good Sport

As we get older sports participation drops off. Some studies show that only 10% of adults over the age of 25 participate in sports.  Why is it important that we talk about this and what does it have to do with an education blog? Plenty of research shows that...
3 Lessons from 3 1980s Educator Films

3 Lessons from 3 1980s Educator Films

With the Oscars in our rear vision mirror I thought it would be a great moment to blog-ify one of our popular podcast episodes.  Check out “Educate This: A Podcast for Teachers, Trainers, Coaches, Mentors & Learners to hear the audio version. Lean on Me (1989)...
A Celebration of Education

A Celebration of Education

A celebrity slaps another celebrity at an awards show and the action resonates around the world. You can’t escape the discussion on news and social media. Celebrity actions tend to pique the world’s interest. An interesting point regarding the etymology of the word...
Too young to retire, but ready for a change-up?

Too young to retire, but ready for a change-up?

At the young age of 25, the world’s number 1 female tennis player Ash Barty, decided to announce her retirement. It wasn’t injury, controversy or a loss of love for the sport. In her own words, “… It’s hard to say, but I am so happy, and I’m so ready, and I just know...
Chit Chat For Brain Health

Chit Chat For Brain Health

CHIT CHAT FOR BRAIN HEALTH Studies are showing that social connection is just as important for our brain health as it is for our emotional health. Many of us have always felt that good conversation was vital for achieving good emotional wellbeing. We don’t need...
How Important Is Creativity In The Classroom?

How Important Is Creativity In The Classroom?

In his extremely popular Ted Talk, Sir Ken Robinson promoted the importance of creativity in education and stated, “Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.” Is it? Is creativity as important as literacy?...