The Ruler and the Umbrella

The Ruler and the Umbrella

“This year, young people across the country and around the globe will spend hundreds of hours honing their academic skills.  But in most schools, they will spend exactly zero instructional hours engaged in the mastery of emotional intelligence.” – Psychologist, Angela Duckworth Professor Duckworth authors a weekly blog titled “Emotional Intelligence 101.”  In September, she provided…Read More >>

It’s Time for C-P-R

It’s Time for C-P-R

By Ed DeRoche, Ph.D. Welcome back to a new school year!  Last month, I read David Brooks’ new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life—a book about relationships and commitment.  Brooks says he wrote the book to “compensate for the limitations” of his first book on character, The Road to Character.  That…Read More >>

It’s August, Take a DIP! Dream, Imagine, Plan

It’s August, Take a DIP! Dream, Imagine, Plan

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.” — Henry David Thoreau  “Imagination has no age and dreams are forever.” — Walt Disney Company “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” — Albert Einstein “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.  Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” —…Read More >>

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