'Nothing is more important than Ethics! The journey is more important than getting to what you want.' When first offered that insight as a college student, I dismissed it as the ramblings of a wannabe philosopher. That philosopher was my roommate ... someone I respect to this day for carrying forward an ethic considerate of those around him while he enjoyed the 'now' of the life he was delivered. Fortunately, I have found someone I respect as much or more as a spouse. With her and with my two children, I explore each day as it arrives. I am a blessed man. For that and for the experiences of my life, I am ever grateful.
Areas of Expertise
Instructional Technology, Instructional Leadership, Literacy Education K-12
An idea worth spreading
People have an infinite ability to learn quickly ... but wisdom takes more time! As we push for more and more knowledge are we forsaking the ability to learn with a discerning eye?
I'm passionate about
Student Learning and Instruction
Talk to me about
Organizational Involvement, Learning, Social Structures
People don't know I'm good at
Defining and articulating the underlying design. Getting to the root of the conflict. Finding viable solutions.
My TED story
I grew up a farm kid, so my first foray into college was a shock of cultures, activities, and freedoms. Time has softened my view of the world and has given me the opportunity to travel. The more I learn, the more I am interested in hearing/reading of others. I've been entertained and enlightened by much I have heard and seen here. Those things attractive have always been my "places to go next." ... TED seems to be such a place!