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  • Reflection in the Flipped Class
    The Flipped Classroom: Integrating Moments of Reflection Follow Up
    My colleague and I just wrote an article for Faculty Focus titled The Flipped Classroom: Integrating Moments of Reflection. As someone who practices what I teach, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on this article and offer a few more...
  • Family reflections
    Quick 5 Thanksgiving reflections
    Another year has passed, people we loved have left and hopefully you've made some positive changes in your life. You made it, you're still here.Remind your children what Thanksgiving should be for. Maybe even take this as a lesson or...
  • Kathy Wakile
    ‘RHONJ’ star Kathy Wakile doesn’t think reunion was a true reflection of issues
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Kathy Wakile was rather silent during the reunion and many were shocked that she wasn’t exactly talking about her own opinions and sharing her thoughts about the women making up. However,...
  • Naruto-The Solitary Genius
    How to find the Inner Genius
    Every person is born for a purpose. There are no accidents, mistakes, or flukes. There is a reason for existing, breathing, and living. Our purpose, to discover that reason and then shine bright as ever! There is an inner genius within us all....
  • Reflection
    Reflect for success
    Even though many recruiters advise against it, hiring managers still ask the strength and weakness question during interviews. Regardless of whether or not you will ever have to answer that question in an interview, you should still know the...
  • Tayari Jones
    Thought provoking quotes in Tayari Jones's 'Silver Sparrow'
    Like most excellent novels, 'Silver Sparrow' is full of thought provoking quotes. Similar to the story told, thequotes are open ended.Not all of the quotes are easy to digest, but they are worth considering. The thoughts presented are...
  • Blogging about learning
    Let students be heard, blog style
    Wouldn't it be great if there was a safe place for your students to express their opinions, report on information or simply reflect what they have learned or have made connections from on the Internet in a safe place? Found it! Kidblog is...
  • "The ache for Home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go, as we are, and not be questioned." -Maya Angelou
    Your Home
    This summer has been flying by, and we admit we can hardly keep up with it all. Oh, and this heat! Can you believe how hot it has been here in Utah? We've had one of the coldest winters in years which then moved right into one of the hottest...
  • Church with blue skies
    Reflective in your soul
    If anyone could see the remnants of the experiences you’ve been through (perhaps you’re carrying with you), what might it look like?Think about it, if you believe in life after death, your life experiences are reflective in your soul....
  • Communion
    Prom and Communion are opposites
    This time of the school year is prime for prom-goers and everyone going to prom will be looking to be fabulous for the big event. School dances become fashion statements for teenagers and since prom is the pinnacle of all high school dances it is...
  • Matthew Huff Reflection
    Country music's Matthew Huff pays tribute to his past with "Reflection"
    Matthew Huff is fast becoming the newest country music sensation around. The 2011 Nashville's New Country Star Winner and 2011 George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation Hoedown Recipient is steadily earning his place along the ranks of...
  • Cross Roads and Decisions
    2012 in review: The importance of reflection
    "The unexamined life is not worth living."~SocratesAre you amazed or stunned at where you are right now compared to where you thought you'd be when you made your resolutions for 2012? Why is this? Well, the sky (and you could read...
  • Sunrise in Oahu
    Discover your reason to appreciate life
    The clear bluest green waters roared as if it had a voice. The sun was shining as if the voltage was turned so far up even the shadows weren’t as dark. All around me as I lay on a brightly colored beach towel the sounds of laughter filled...
  • My first tattoo
    A Personal Reflection
    There are so many reasons to get a tattoo. Everyone has memories or those who touched their hearts in some way or another.I don't write often, usually once a month, so to help my hopeful readers get to know me better I wanted to share a...
  • The Divine Matrix
    Daily inspiration: Reflection
    As you look around you, realize you're experiencing a reflection. Each experience was drawn by your thoughts, actions, energy, in essence it resonated enough to show up. Spend a decadent amount of time identifying and treasuring all the beauty...