Blog: August 2014

We all have mothers, a universal commonality: Our Mother’s Birthday

August 28, 2014

Today, August 28, is my mother’s birthday. During her last years she lived alone in Florida. She would call me on her birthday late afternoon to describe in detail her day. I can hear that Texas accent coming through as she described a visit to Costco to purchase $100 of food and a large birthday […]

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Starting the Year with Service Learning: Tips and Ideas

August 18, 2014

While clearing papers in my office I found an example of a service learning experience that came from a Leesburg, Florida classroom at Leesburg Elementary School. This followed a season of hurricanes, a challenging time for the community. A teacher engaged her students in generating ideas that would assist others. After investigating options, they came […]

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