Outward Bound

By Nathan Vink UCF Forum columnist I have vivid memories from my childhood of traipsing through the woods near our house
To our military veterans, the Boundary Waters is a place where the land and country they fought for provides healing. No one better illustrates this than Erik Packard, an army veteran who served two tours in Iraq.
How long is it going to be before the American public understands what learning and teaching really mean and how students really learn? The traditional classroom routine is broken.
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
Who among us didn't spend at least a part of childhood huddled under a blanket-covered card table with a good friend or a good book? Or snuggled, three or four at a time, into a one-person tent in the rain?
Applying love in business has freed me to release my grip on knowledge, and to share it without reserve. It has enabled me to work on behalf of my clients, instead of simply for them.
If you're putting off starting your life... don't. It's time to start making deliberate choices in your job, your city and even your love life to set yourself up for the life you want in your 30s.
EL schools focus on learning targets and use a mastery-based grading system with 1-4 scoring. They use checkpoints along the way to scaffold students to mastery.
There's too much philosophically to speak of in terms of the backlash to this wondrous world of technology that has saved us in so many ways and may very well be destroying us in others.
We began this journey to ensure that another Lonesome George situation does not happen again. We believe every one of us has the power within to shift to long-term thinking while making systemic, replicable, and sustainable changes within our own communities.