Month: July 2018

July 7, 2018 Island Teacher No comments exist

Instead of standing on the shore and proving to ourselves that the ocean cannot carry us, let us venture on its waters just to see. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Passion and purpose are powerful elements. Every person has gifts and talents that can make a lasting impression. However, only a few …

July 3, 2018 Island Teacher 1 comment

Teaching students about neuroplasticity and the brain’s potential can have a positive effect on their self-perceptions and expectations for success in school.  The George Lucas Foundation has produced a very informative article on Meta Cognition.   What is Meta Cognition ?   Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking. …