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When We Were Young

When we are young we know everything! There is nothing that anyone can teach us, and we will fight to prove our point. Then we get older, and we face the fact that everything we thought we knew was really the thing that caused our greatest suffering! 6 more words


Living A Life Of Purpose

Great dreams, accompanied by hard work and exceptional attitude, always deliver great results, one way or another. The most empowering question is this: Am I living a life of purpose and leaving behind a legacy of accomplishments?   –Behnam Bakhshandeh, #CoachBehnam


It Is Nothing Until We Name It

Others will become who we determine them to be. We are the ones who create jerks or great people. We are the ones who call a situation good or bad, right or wrong. 11 more words


Empowering The Choice

Making a choice is easy. What is hard is maintaining and empowering the choices we made. ~Behnam Bakhshandeh, #CoachBehnam


Premier League clubs ‘will break access pledge’ despite billion pound transfer spree | DisabledGo News and Blog

Football’s Premier League will break a pledge that all of its stadiums would be accessible to disabled football fans by next August, despite its clubs spending more than a billion pounds on player transfers this summer. 139 more words


Peer-Led Anti-Bullying Efforts Yield Payoffs

No matter how diligent teachers and administrators are, it’s easy for bullying to happen under the noses of adults at school. In the bathrooms, the hallways, and on social media, students are often the only ones around to police themselves. 481 more words


Teacher evaluations no longer required, but useful with changes

The nonprofit New Teacher Center recommends using evaluations as a tool for improvement

Armed with research about a teacher’s impact on student achievement, policy makers have required states and school districts to evaluate their teaching force, and the most readily available data has been standardized test scores. 603 more words