Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Necessary Mistakes

Real learning takes place anytime mistakes are made.  Let’s help our students learn from their mistakes. tlb Source

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Never “Just a Teacher”

When you need an extra lift next week, remember you and Superman have a lot in common: influence, kindness, and tremendous strength. tlb  picture source @GustafsonBrad

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Teaching Mandela

Teaching Mandela When the news of Nelson Mandela’s death broke late yesterday, time stopped for millions of people all over the world. For me, it was a moment that I’ll … Continue reading

December 7, 2013

Learning to Fly

I discovered a great photo on twitter this morning by Peter Brannon with the simply caption: “Baby owl learning to fly.” This picture so easily captures the spirit of effort, … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment


No challenge is too hard when you are willing to work for it. tlb

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Limitless Living – Read This Now!

This week’s “Read This Now!” is simply a lesson in perseverance, endless will power, and a vocabulary devoid of the word “can’t”. Caroline Casey’s inspiring 2010 TEDTalk, Looking Past Limits, … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

How to Build Grit in Kids?

What’s the best predictor of success in a child’s life? “Grit,” says psychologist Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth.  “Gritty kids, according to Dr. Duckworth, possess the passion and perseverance it takes … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 3 Comments