COMMENTARY: A Blessing in Every Curse

Blessing in Every Curse

A man and his companion lost their way in a forest. The companion despaired, but the man said maybe some good would come of it. They came upon a stranger who needed the man’s help. The stranger turned out to be a prince who gave the man a beautiful horse.  His neighbors praised his good […]

BEST EVER QUOTES ON A FREE PRESS

OBSERVATIONS AND INSIGHTS ABOUT THE ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF AN AGGRESSIVE FREE PRESS.  Compiled and sorted by Michael Josephson Founding Fathers Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. Thomas Jefferson Nothing can […]

BEST QUOTES EVER ON TEACHING, LEARNING & EDUCATION

Teaching, Learning & Education Teaching A teacher affects all eternity; you never know where his influence stops. – Henry Adams What a block of marble is to a sculptor a ready mind is to a teacher. Adapted from Joseph Addison Children don’t care what a teacher knows unless they know the teacher cares. – Unknown […]

2016 SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA Character Essay Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Sigma Sigma Sigma Character Essay Winners.  Tri Sigma is the only national student member organization conducting CHARACTER COUNTS at all their campus locations having trained local leaders on the program.  We are very proud of our partnership with this amazing group of women. 2016 Essay Contest Winners 1st […]

#CharacterEdChat Returns to Twitter

Join us for the return of #CharacterEdChat in October! The Character Ed Chat is a great forum for educators to share best practices, key instructional strategies and experiences with others that helped improve school climate and/or create a community of character. Event Details: Host: @charactercounts Guest: Barbara Gruener, School Counselor, Author, Speaker, Trainer for CC! […]

What’s in a Hero?

Guest post by Sonia Lowman Are you a by-stander or an up-stander? Can you stand up for what’s right, even when it’s not easy or popular? How do we, together, learn to respect differences and reach out to those in need? These are the kinds of questions that we at the Lowell Milken Center (LMC) […]