01/13/2021

Q/A What is an Ideal?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example:  Q/A:  What is AN IDEAL?   An ideal is a principle, idea, or standard that is HIGH, very good and worth trying to achieve.  It is something to aspire to because it’s elevated.  It is also measurable.  In other words, you know at all times where you are in relationship to the ideal Here is an […]
12/15/2020

Q/A: Are We Becoming Too Quick to be Offended? Baby it’s Cold Outside

I like to begin class with a Q/A. A Q/A is a question or ideas to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: Are we becoming people who are too quick to be offended? The 2018 Christmas controversy was a song that has been in the standard rotation of Christmas classics replayed each December on car radios and in the malls. Baby, it’s Cold Outside was written by a prolific Broadway composer in 1944.  The song won an Academy Award […]
10/16/2020

Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We?

  I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We? 1. 2. 3. TEACHER NOTES: In order to be a “GOOD” person, you have to do something good.  It’s a lot easier to do the wrong thing (which many times is to walk or turn away or […]
08/27/2020

Q/A: How Do You Avoid Being Pulled Over By a Cop?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  How Do You Avoid Being Pulled Over By a Cop?  Any ideas? BE INVISIBLE  According to Retired Chief Charles Sewell:  1.   “Traffic cops see vehicles as mere traffic and rarely pay attention to particular vehicles unless the drivers do something to bring attention to themselves.”1   2. “ The odds of being pulled over by […]
08/03/2020

Q/A: Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire. Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract, Reflect, Become and Mirror.

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  Attract what you expect.  Reflect what you desire.  Become what you respect.  Mirror what you admire.   Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract,  Reflect,  Become and  Mirror. Attract what you expect——  The law of attraction states we attract into our lives the things/people that we want.  Kind people attract kind people.  Insecure people attract […]
05/29/2020
I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  What’s the difference between I HAVE TO and I GET TO? Make a short list of your I HAVE TO s    and a list of your  I GET TO s Q/A:   What I HAVE TO or  I GET TO  do you enjoy the most?    Explain Why. Q/A:  What would it take in […]
04/08/2020

Q/A: You Should Act Happy Even When You Are Not

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: You Should Act Happy Even When You Don’t Feel Like It? Have student write a short paragraph where they agree or disagree with the idea. Yes, I think I should act happy even when I don’t feel like it because….. No, I don’t think I should act happy when I don’t feel like it because…… […]
01/30/2020

Q/A: Are you the person, the person you are looking for is looking for?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: We need healthy relationships with other people.  So, we naturally look for friends.  Whether you are the new person at school, in the neighborhood, or at a job,  you are looking for a friend.  So, what characteristics or type of person will you be looking for or attracted to?  the good looking person the popular […]
01/15/2020

Q/A: Do You Have Expectations? Are They Hurting You?

Whether we realize it or not, we all have expectations.  Expectations are strong beliefs that something will happen and when it happens, it will look, feel like ……….. fill in the blank. Expectations are not goals.  Goals are something we think about and when we are serious about them, we write them down.   Expectations: are usually not communicated via thoughts to myself or to others because they are assumed (as in I/he/she/they should have known, behaved better, done better, […]

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