PBIS

“If a child doesn’t know how to read, we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to swim, we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to multiply, we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to drive, we teach.” “If a child doesn’t know how to behave, we…teach?…punish?” “Why can’t we finish the last … More PBIS

Mulligans

A mulligan in golf is an extra stroke allowed after a poor shot that isn’t reflected on the scorecard. A mulligan is another name for a redo, retake or do-over. If you’ve ever golfed with me, you know that I have benefited from a mulligan or two (or more). Off of the golf course, I have … More Mulligans

Facing the Giants

One of my all time favorite motivational clips is from the sports movie, Facing the Giants. It’s a Christian-based movie about a high school football coach who goes through difficult times both on and off the field. There are several great scenes in the movie, but my favorite scene comes after the team has lost three straight games … More Facing the Giants

Pay It Forward

Think back to when you were in middle school or high school. What would you have done if your social studies teacher gave you the following extra-credit assignment: Think of an idea to change our world and put it into action. Would you have been able to come up with an idea, or would you have … More Pay It Forward