All Blog Posts Tagged 'wisdom' (5)

John Wooden's Corner

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.
John Wooden - the man, his accomplishments, his life, and his legacy - is a gift to teachers trying to help students reach their full potential. By bringing John Wooden into the classroom teachers will have an amazing opportunity to give your students glimpses into the type of character and virtues that need to be present in their lives. For that matter, students can… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on August 22, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

A Hero Has Died, Let's Learn From His Life - John Wooden

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.
What an amazing man. What an amazing life. What an amazing example to our young people.


John Wooden, the legendary Wizard of Westwood, died today, June 4, 2010. He was born in 1910, and in his 99 years on earth he found his purpose, lived it to the fullest, and left a lasting…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on June 4, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Teaching Struggles - Some medicine.



I have the honor and privilege of quite often giving end of year, end of course, graduation and other speeches to teachers. I take it seriously and usually end with a story. Stories work well and inspire. One of the ones I've used most often is this one - MAKE A DIFFERENCE. But I have a number of personal anecdotes and also folktales. You can read many others in the… Continue

Added by ddeubel on June 9, 2009 at 3:39am — No Comments

Wisdom of Crowds in plain YouTube

James Surowiecki

Mr. Surowiecki gives a compelling talks about the power and collective wisdom of crowds. He believes we can arrive at superior decisions by aggregating our collective intelligence in groups.



Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea that has profound implications: large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter… Continue

Added by John Costilla on January 27, 2009 at 10:45pm — 2 Comments

You got what you got.

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As my good friend Mary M. Bacon use to always say, "You got what you got."



I guess what she was saying is that as a teacher you are to teach those who… Continue

Added by John Costilla on November 18, 2008 at 9:25am — No Comments

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