Our Moral Compass: A Truly Miraculous Being

“The child is truly a miraculous being and this should be felt deeply by the educator.” -Marissa Montessori Italian physician and educator Marissa Montessori's quote is one that is what I believe the true calling of all educators and the why behind why we are in this particular field: its all about the children. Just … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: A Truly Miraculous Being

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 325): Be Something

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 325): Be Something

Our Moral Compass: Character Over Intellect

“Character is higher than intellect…A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson We've often heard the phrase mind over matter. In today's quote writer Ralph Waldo Emerson presents is with what I think is something we must always be consciously aware of: our character is higher … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Character Over Intellect

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 324): The Power of One Extraordinary Person

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 324): The Power of One Extraordinary Person

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 323): How To Make Peace

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 323): How To Make Peace

Our Moral Compass: Refusal Before Acceptance

“For a very long time everybody refuses and then almost without a pause everyone accepts.” -Gertrude Stein It is often said that resistance is futile. In other words it is pointless. When I read or hear American novelist Gertrude Stein's quote for today what resonated with me is that many of us spend so much … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Refusal Before Acceptance

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 322): What To Do When You’re Feeling Helpless?

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 322): What To Do When You’re Feeling Helpless?