What's Wonderful? Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Our culture made  a virtue of living only as extroverts.  We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for center.  So we lost our center and have to find it again. ~ Anais Nin Could we have prevented the Wall Street crash of 2008? How do introverts and extroverts work together in love? How can introverts […]

What If Schools Put Character Building First and Standardized Tests Second?

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 in Parenting, Popular Posts | 3 Comments

True excellence takes sacrifice, mistakes, and enormous amounts of effort. ~ Rafe Esquith  What if schools focused more on each child’s character development and less on standardized tests?   Rafe Esquith author of Teach Like Your Hair is On Fire uses Lawrence Kohlberg’s Six Levels of Moral Development to help his economically challenged 5th grade […]