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Resilience and Academic Integrity at Monsters University #DisneySMMoms

Resilience and Academic Integrity at Monsters University #DisneySMMoms

When we were invited to a sneak-peek screening of Monsters University at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference, I was expecting an entertaining, perhaps even clever prequel to the fun Monsters, Inc. At most, I was worried that the college humor would go over the heads of my young kids. I was not expecting to have a conversation with my six year old about resilience and academic integrity. With Monsters University back in theaters for Labor … Read entire article »

Filed under: Drop-Out, Intrapersonal, Values Education

Do We Have the Will? At #GiveEducation with P&G and John Legend

Do We Have the Will? At #GiveEducation with P&G and John Legend

Education is our future and we are standing at the crossroads.  Too many of our children, mostly our poor and our children of color, are falling through the cracks of a system that was not designed to reward the creativity and independent thinking necessary for success in the 21st century. Although we are in the middle of our Smart Summer Challenge, I passed the learning adventure guide hat to my husband. I took the day to learn … Read entire article »

Filed under: Academic Achievement, Drop-Out, Social Justice