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#TeacherMaximize2019

#20Greateen is almost over and what a year it has been! What does 2019 hold for you? If you’re a teacher, you’re probably thinking, like you do every year:  How can I make more money? How can I maximize my impact? How can I make more time to be free and to live the life … Continue reading #TeacherMaximize2019

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Why “Well-Roundedness” Is Not The Key To Success

  In high school, you were told that you needed to be well-rounded. So you tell your students and your children and your grandchildren and your nieces and your nephews and your dog, “Son, you need to be well-rounded or you’ll never be successful.” But think about that. No, really really think about it. When … Continue reading Why “Well-Roundedness” Is Not The Key To Success

But… Uptown Kids Need Love Too

I recently attended a workshop in the hills of Trelawny with fellow creative writers. On the drive back to Kingston, we got to talking about education. As I expressed my concerns about the state of the Jamaican education system and questioned whether or not I was really making any meaningful contribution through my work, someone … Continue reading But… Uptown Kids Need Love Too