Author Archives: orgstrat

Plan Summer Training Now

Many directors who have centers organized on the school year are planning their training now. My experience is that August is a very busy time for trainers.  Please book your time with me now.  Thanks.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Need Help Getting the Word Out?

I’ve been working for the past coupe of years on encouraging pastors/ministers/congregational leaders to start childcare centers in their buildings — because I think that would be a great contribution to society. It would help children, their family, their neighborhood, … Continue reading

Posted in Business Plans, Congregationally affiliated preschools, Discount coupons, Management & leadership, Starting new schools | Leave a comment

Heavily Decorated Classroom Disrupt Learning – Scientists say

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/releases/heavily-decorated-classrooms-disrupt-attention-and-learning-in-young-children.html?fbclid=IwAR3UxIB6PDnD3oGvIp0XkGz5lORtfE4g0t_lpUxDh_GcKZdWJwgLVhiK-j0   Howevermuch you think it is heretical:  too much is too much. Montessori knew that. You know that. Plan your classroom decorations to go with what you are teaching and clear out the old.

Posted in Activities to do with children | Leave a comment

Accepting Engagements for Spring

I am receiving contacts. “We are on corrective action. Have you got some time?”  Would love to help, but might not have time in the next two weeks. Call before you have an emergency. “We have an administrator who recommends … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome to a Great New Year

I have been working hard to get some online trainings up for you. Very soon there will be an announcement. Until then, please keep me in mind for any live training or convention you have. Remember I have Professional Master … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Links Relating to Storybook Selection and Purchase

Caldecott Winners   (Hosted by Association for Library Service to Children)           http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal Parents’ Choice  http://www.parents-choice.org/allawards.cfm The Kindergarten Canon, by Fordham   https://edexcellence.net/commentary/education-gadfly-daily/flypaper/2012/the-kindergarten-canon.html Redeemed Reader https://redeemedreader.com/ Some Christian mothers review books:  https://ccbreview.blogspot.com/ Advance Publishing, owned by Author and Activist … Continue reading

Posted in Activities to do with children, character, Character training, Church affiliated preschool, congregationally affiliated preschool, Congregationally affiliated preschools, Curricula, Free info | Leave a comment

Character Development Arising

I got a report at a conference yesterday that more public schools are adopting character development into their curricula. As you know I have been a supporter of this move for a few years. When I started there were at … Continue reading

Posted in Center culture, character, Children's Literature, Con Ed for Teachers, Curricula, Improving education nationally | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Excellence in Education Has to be Inspired in Your Staff.

Anything you do without enthusiasm makes you less of who you were meant to be. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Once enthusiasm is lost, it’s like starting a fire with wet wood. Enthusiasm is: Strength. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Great Time with Directors in Houston

Recently I was in Houston, at a new conference, and once again I had a packed out room with enthusiastic participants. I may be the only trainer around who specializes in helping directors with the business end of their work. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stories with Morals

Since the 70s, morals to a story have been specifically not permitted in most paid writing. Why not? Since we now know that academic success is predicted foremost by character training, we need to reverse this. On second thought, all … Continue reading

Posted in Activities to do with children, Character training | Leave a comment