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Monthly Archives: June 2014

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SOLSTICE

This coming Saturday, June 21, marks the annual event known as solstice, summer in the northern hemisphere, winter in the southern hemisphere.  Literally, it’s the moment when the “sun stands still” before it starts back in the other direction and for those of us in the north, it is the “longest” day, meaning the most

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LEARNING FROM A SMALL STONE

Ever notice how little things can become a big irritation if you don’t do something about them?   This morning, while taking a walk, I got a small stone in my shoe and I could feel it moving around.  Sometimes it was more irritating than others but I thought I would keep walking and hope it

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TOP TEN AFFLICTIONS AFFECTING EDUCATORS

I wrote this originally a few years ago and people seemed to enjoy it.  It’s good for a laugh at the end of the academic year so herewith a reprise.  Some further treatments and therapies may be in the works.  10. MABS – Myopic, Apathetic, Blame Syndrome – This disease is characterized by lack of

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TEN ESSENTIALS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL

© Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D.  June 2014 These ten essential factors for a successful school assume that a good business model is in place and operating efficiently and effectively.  Every school needs to be operated in a business like manner because it is a business and its business is the education of young people, and

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