A letter from Mr. Rogers to my daughter

I was going through some papers and came across a letter that was dated April 1995 from Mr.Rogers to my daughter Stephanie. The letter is as follows:

Dear Stephanie,

It meant a great deal to me that you wanted to write to me as a part of your class project. I’m glad to know that our Neighborhood was a part of your growing up and that you continue to have such warm feelings about our program. (more…)

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Do you have good habits of mind?

Do you have good habits of mind? The Habits of Mind are an identified set of 16 problem solving, life related skills, necessary to effectively operate in society and promote strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity and craftsmanship.

The understanding and application of these 16 Habits of Mind serve to
provide the skills to work through real life situations that equip us to respond using awareness, thought, and intentional strategy in order to gain a positive outcome. They are as follows:

1. Persisting: Sticking to a task at hand. Following through to completion. Can and do remain focused. (more…)

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Why is perpetual learning important?

Why is perpetual learning important? Here are some reasons to do so. They include:

* The more you learn about your highly sensitive nature, the better you can utilize it and work with it, rather than have it be a hindrance in your life.

* Learning helps you determine your interests, regardless of your age. It helps you expand your horizons.

* It teaches universal truths that teach life lessons. (more…)

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