Quote of the Week by Abraham Lincoln

Quote of the Week by Abraham Lincoln Every week we choose one quote to focus on. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or we can rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” -Abraham Lincoln This week we choose a quote by Abraham Lincoln that fits in perfectly with our quest to understand the power […]

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Quote of the Week by Maya Angelou

Quote of the Week by Maya Angelou “If you are always trying to be normal you’ll never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou This week we choose a quote from Maya Angelou. We have recently been focused on how to be ourselves without conforming to what society or the media says we […]

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Quote of the Week – Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Quote of the Week Famous Einstein Quote “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing were a miracle. The other as though everything is a miracle.”   This Einstein quote is our quote of the week and it is all about perspective. Albert Einstein’s quote about miracles really […]

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Teaching Students Not To Quit

Just Don’t Quit Recognizing that you can not fail unless you stop trying. In our classroom, one of the most dreaded phrases I can hear is, “I can’t do this!”  Or, “I give up!” In an effort to remove any mention of quitting or failure I gathered this collection for a lesson designed to inspire […]

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Quote For The Week – Minor Myers Jr.

Minor Myers inspired students, colleagues and readers throughout his life and ever after. Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. This week we are focusing on what is really important. I love this quote from Minor Myers, who was an incredible teacher and author with […]

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