Our Moral Compass: The Great Connector

“All rising to [a] great place is a winding stair.” -Francis Bacon      The greatest benefit that relationships provide us is the ability to connect with others. With all that we have been through over the past few months between the pandemic and the racial injustice being witnessed, we need one another now more … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: The Great Connector

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 99): Stay Grounded

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 99): Stay Grounded

Our Moral Compass: The Advance of Freedom

“The advance of freedom is the calling of our time; it is the calling of our country.” -George W. Bush      On November 6, 2003 at the 20th Anniversary of the National Endowment for Democracy, President George W. Bush's speech discussed freedom in Iraq and the Middle East in the world's never ending effort … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: The Advance of Freedom

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 98): Say Yes To Joy

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 98): Say Yes To Joy

Our Moral Compass: What Ignorance Brings About

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” -Charles Darwin      Ignorance. We've heard such sayings like "ignorance is bliss" or "ignorance breeds arrogance." And in today's quote by English naturalist and biologist Charles Darwin he states that by being ignorant brings about confidence more so than it does knowledge. Before we look at … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: What Ignorance Brings About

Our Moral Compass: The Most Powerful Weapon Needed For Our Moral Compass

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela      Without a doubt this one quote by Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is one that is most often seen tied to schools for obvious reasons. I have seen it displayed throughout the hallways of schools … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: The Most Powerful Weapon Needed For Our Moral Compass

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 97): The Juice Is Worth The Squeeze

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 97): The Juice Is Worth The Squeeze

Our Moral Compass: A Growth Mindset Is A Terrible Thing to Waste

“A mindset is just like a muscle. You have to exercise it and strength it. It starts with a choice.” -Cori Close      We all know that eating right and having some sort of exercise regimen to make sure you maintain a healthy lifestyle. But that is only one half of what you need … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: A Growth Mindset Is A Terrible Thing to Waste

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 96): Our Choices Matter

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 96): Our Choices Matter