Does The College Admission Scandal Cheapen My Education?

Does The College Admission Scandal Cheapen My Education? As an alumni of Wake Forest University, one of the schools named in the latest College Admissions Scandal, I would be remiss if I did not ask “Does The College Admission Scandal Cheapen My Education?” My honest answer is…No! However, its not emphatic, and I worry it … Read more

Teach Your Children Well

Teach Your Children Well Watching my children grow and learn always reminds me of the Crosby Stills Nash and Young song,”Teach Your Children Well”. My dad always loved this song, and it’s obvious why in that he was an educator. I think he and my mom did an amazing job not only raising my brother and, … Read more

Teaching and Educating

Teaching and Educating Can you feel the momentum building? Can you palpate the tension in the air? As projected 2018 is going to be a huge year not just for me personally in my growth and journey but for The best part is, it all revolves around teaching and educating! My Why Simon Sinek … Read more

Alternative Education

Alternative Education I have recently been diving deep and pushing myself to learn about things that are out of my comfort zone. I have always considered myself a lifelong learner, but this year is a little different. As I come down to the last portion of my educational doctorate, the dissertation, I have realized I … Read more

Do you know who Lev Vygotsky is? Here is a hint: Think Soviet Psychologist

Vygotsky Zone of Proximal Development

Do you know who Lev Vygotsky is? Odds are you know who he is, but you don’t know you know. He was a Soviet psychologist who lived from 1896 – 1934 and the founder of cultural-historical psychology theory. Most of Vygotsky’s notable work was in developmental psychology. Vygotsky proposed a theory of higher psychological functions … Read more