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GOT JUICE?

GOT JUICE? “If you’re juiceless, you’re useless.” – Chad Scott, University of South Florida football coach. “Having juice” is a term used around athletic teams. “Having juice” raises the level of a team’s performance. Where does “juice” come from?  Can you develop it? I believe having “juice” is a skill.  You can get better at […]

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TODAY’S LESSON: READ MORE

Let me give you a behind the screen view of how these notes (HQnotes) come about. I read regularly.  My mom, an English teacher, cultivated a joy of reading when I was young.  I was a poor classroom student as a kid; more interested in sports and recess than classroom.  But I loved reading.  It helped […]

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM 9/11 – THE POWER OF COMMUNITY

If you’re old enough, you remember where you were when you heard.  The bad news rolled in and accumulated like a bad storm.  First, the north World Trade Center, then the south World Trade Center tower.  Then, the Pentagon.  Other buildings were badly damaged in New York.  Finally, news that a fourth plane was wrecked […]

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COVID AND THE CLASSROOM – LEARNING AS WE GO

Amongst those I’m praying for daily are the students returning to school and the people caring for them. Kids need school.  If we’ve ever doubted that, the experience of the COVID virus has set our minds right.  It’s a rare child that’s thrived in the stay-at-home, virtual learning environment.  Those of us who have endeavored […]

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