Tag: learning

Cathy Rush – “Dreams Are For Everyone”!

In 1971, there were many in the world who still believed that a woman’s potential for success was limited. Enter Cathy Rush, the young wife of a basketball referee who had just taken a job as head women’s basketball coach at Immaculata College in suburban Philadelphia. Immaculata was a very small Catholic girls’… Read more »

Leonardo da Vinci – A Man of Timeless Inspiration

Most people are familiar with the name Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man of the 15th and 16th centuries. But many don’t fully realize just how much this amazing man achieved in his lifetime! Here are just some of Leonardo’s incredible accomplishments: scientist artist inventor military engineer innovative machine designer… Read more »

Eric Thomas – The “Hip Hop Preacher”

Eric Thomas is an author, educator, minister, activist, and motivational speaker. However, he is also known by another name……..the “Hip Hop Preacher”. Eric is known by this name because of his unique, down-to-earth, “tell it like it is” style of speaking. In addition to his speaking style, one of the reasons Eric… Read more »

Jaime Escalante – He Taught “Unteachable” Students to Shine!

Jaime Escalante was a Bolivian teacher who came to America in search of a better life. Once in America, he worked hard to learn English and educate himself in American teaching standards in order to succeed as a teacher in this country. Because of his struggles, Jaime understood the value of hard… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids About Education and Learning

Education and learning are one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be.  How open you are to learning will help determine your path in life. Education does not just happen at school.  It is not just about Math and other subjects.  Your education and learning… Read more »

Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 3/17/2013

Check out Savannah Maddison Ogden, an inspiring 11 year old girl from South Florida who started Savannah’s Soldiers letter writing campaign to help soldiers overseas.  Savannah came up with this great idea after she found out that her best friend’s dad was being deployed and now it has spread to… Read more »

Want to Change the World? Learn How to Code!

Do you like using computers? Online games? Apps? Tablets? If so, you are not alone. Most kids today are big users and fans of technology. But where do all of these awesome games, websites and apps come from? All of them, in some way, were created by computer programmers or… Read more »

Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com Talks About Kindness and Making Good Choices

In 1995, Jeff Bezos left a safe job that he was doing well at to take a big risk. He started a company to sell books online at a time when few products were being sold on the internet. The company he started is Amazon.com and now they sell everything… Read more »

Henry’s World – Where Cats and Dogs Are Changing Lives

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Henry and two dogs named Tink and Dolly, and they all lived happily together in Henry’s World….. Although this may sound like the beginning of a fairy tale, these characters and their life together are very real. Henry is a cat… Read more »

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Words of Wisdom for a Hopeful Tomorrow

In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama made her first official trip overseas in her newly appointed position. During her trip, she visited a girls’ school in England called the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.  There, Mrs. Obama spoke to the students, sharing wonderful words of encouragement and wisdom. She emphasized… Read more »