The Encyclopedia Britannica defines friendship as a state of enduring affection, esteem, and trust between two people. In all cultures, friendships are important relationships throughout a person’s life.
Education uses a multitude of tasks, activities, and actions to be truly beneficial for students. Class field trips can help children make the connection between lessons learned in the classroom and practical application in the real world.
I have always valued my education. All of it, from lessons learned in the family garden, preserving food, and taking care of a house to my formal education in public school and college.
Arts education is among the most important facets of education. Studies have shown that the inclusion of arts education in the curriculum is important for student engagement and learning.
Anyone who knows me is aware of my love of quotations. I used them during my teaching career as prompts for journal writing. I use them in letters, post them on my Facebook wall, toss them into conversations sometimes.
The opportunity to contribute a commentary to the Jackson County Sentinel was unexpected, but I must admit that I have really enjoyed sharing my opinions, experiences, and memories.