We are nearing the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, and the mention, celebration, and media coverage in New York City are extremely underwhelming. The most discussion in the media about Hispanic peoples has been around Trump’s idea to build a wall and keep out the Mexican immigrants. I've yet to see ... Read More about Have We Neglected Hispanic Heritage Month?
Dressing professionally can become expensive. When you first get a new job or a promotion, you may need to get some new clothes for the position. This can sometimes be difficult, especially on a limited budget. In this post I'll share with you my secrets and tips on how to dress professionally on a ... Read More about How To Dress For Success…On A Budget
When working with teens or young adults, it doesn't matter how dynamic, well-prepared, or up-to-date you are with youth culture (but it doesn't hurt); the most important thing is building positive relationships. Once you form a trusting relationship, you can become the "Pied Piper" to teens and ... Read More about 15 Things Everyone Needs To Know When Working With Teens and Young Adults
Journal writing is a great way to increase communication, build relationships, improve writing skills and gain a perspective on what my youth had learned from our activities and lesson plans. There are, 11 Easy Tips for Incorporating Journal Writing into Your Class or Group, that can help you do ... Read More about DIY: 6 Easy Steps To Make Your Own Recycled Journal
As an educator, I've learned that it's imperative to establish routines and procedures in a class or group. Without routines and procedures, your classroom or group can become utter chaos. ... Read More about Smart Strategies for Establishing Group and Class Routines and Procedures