Cultural Programming

You are shaped by the stories that you hear and the storytellers that share them. This week, I had the privilege or speaking a the Joshua Wilderness Institute at Hume Lake.  It was such a great time.  I got to record a podcast with Rich – the Academic Dean at JWI.  You can check that […]

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Think About Learning

I love listening to professors.  I’m a professor.  I don’t mind if people listen to me or not, but I love to listen to professors.  More than that – I love to learn.  I love learning what professors have learned and studied. I was listening to a professor share his ideas.  I wrote about him […]

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The Medium for Your Art

I was listening to a talk about creativity and art.  If you check out the past few posts, there are some about the creativity and art.  I’ve quite enjoyed the challenge of these talks.  It has pushed me to consider what the medium is for my artistic expression.  I write.  I sing.  I play the […]

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I Learn Best

……when I teach. You teachers know what I am talking about.  If you have never taught before, you will realize that the best way to learn is to teach.  I’m not saying anything new.  There have been many people out there that have written about this, and I absolutely love this about teaching. Last night […]

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Your Dumb Teacher

…….might have given you a label that some lazy teacher gives them.  It happens all the time – a lazy teacher who doesn’t know how to care for a child will label him and get him out of her class – because teaching for her is a job and not calling.  Pathetic. Some kids get […]

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Teaching Without Talking

I am a teacher.  Well, I am a teacher by trade, but it is also what I am – even if I didn’t do it as a profession.  I was thinking about this today – but as I teacher, I do most of my teaching by talking.  I teach.  I say things.  I lecture.  I […]

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The William Shatner Voice

Have you ever heard anyone do the William Shatner voice – without even knowing it?  I guess it’s how people talk when they are trying to make a point.  They do that dramatic pause that Shatner does.  It works for Shatner.  As you’re reading this, you’re saying some lines in your head in your William […]

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