21st century, collaboration, education, employers, Montessori, Parenting, school, Uncategorized

Is 2019 the year education looks at educating itself on the future?

On the eve of 2019, I write this OP-ED to create a sense of awareness and urgency. It is time for education and the school system to respond to our changing world, and like the dripping faucet, proven solutions exist.  It is the effort to execute on them that will make the change real.  

collaboration, Consultant, education, Montessori, Uncategorized

Wineries, Breweries and Education

Years ago I learned that wineries are often grouped together in a region. I hadn't really thought about it. It is partially because of climate and terroir but also there is a business case for locating close to each other.  It is much easier to be a destination for people to visit and concentration increases everyone's profile.… Continue reading Wineries, Breweries and Education

Consultant, education, Montessori, Uncategorized

A Lesson for Life-Noticing Others

It amazes me how frequently we don't notice others around us. The many times the young woman in front of you walks through a doorway, not resting their hand for one more second to hold it open for you.  Or the frequent times' people walk two or three abreast down a sidewalk and fail to… Continue reading A Lesson for Life-Noticing Others