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The Five P’s: “Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance”

The Five P’s: “Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance” The Five P’s: “Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.” – James Baker, former Secretary of State. If I am candid, I didn’t pursue the “Five P’s” early in my life.  I relied on what came naturally.  I trusted in whatever I had going for me and nothing more.  […]

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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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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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Whatever you’re not changing, you’re choosing

I was visiting with a friend.  He found his job hard.  Felt like his pay was unfair.  Felt like his forward path was undesirable.  Yet, he was still in the job.  Had no plan to change.  As the above quote asserts, his failure to change was, in actuality, choosing to be miserable. I hope you […]

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