The “It” Factor

December 24, 2015 • By

Educatoin 2
What is the “It” factor when it comes to teaching and learning?  Does it come from the student, the teacher, the school model or the parent?  One could probably make an argument for each of these contributing factors which help to shape our youth.  I would like to dig a little deeper at the “It” factor through the lens of engaging teaching opportunities facing youth today.

From Emily's Pen

Jump Off That Hamster Wheel!

December 16, 2015 • By

Hamster Wheel

Every Tuesday, Intersections features a post from Emily, Justin’s wife.

Have you ever watched a rodent run on its wheel? Ever seen the nearly frantic look in his eye before he decides he MUST get off? But that’s what our society seems to promote, isn’t it? Do more. Have more. Get it all done. Never stop running.