There’s No School Like Home

There’s No School Like Home

By Ed DeRoche I was home-schooled, not in math or science, but in character and behavior. I had co-instructors both of whom graduated from the 8th grade – my Mother and Father. My Father was French but didn’t speak it. My Mother was Irish but spoke fluent French (long story). My Father was a shoe…Read More >>

May I Quote You?

May I Quote You?

May I Quote You? I’ve been reading the U.S. Department of Education’s newsletter, The Teachers Edition. One of the items appearing in each issue is called “What Teachers Are Talking About This Week.” Here are the teacher quotes from the October 25, 2017 edition. “No dream is to impossible to reach. That’s what drives my…Read More >>

It’s About Skill Development!

It’s About Skill Development! by Ed DeRoche, Character Education Resource Center, Director, University of San Diego A “skills” quote: “Expressing care for another is not an innate ability present more naturally in some people than others, but rather a skill that can be taught and nurtured through a supportive educational environment.” -Scotty McLennan, Dean for Religious Life,…Read More >>

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