Let’s play a quick game. Imagine that you’re holding a large fishbowl. Every time that someone does something to earn your trust, no matter how significant or simple, they are allowed to add a specific color marble to your bowl.continue reading
How many times have we seen someone we love to refuse to do something without ever trying? In our hearts, we know that if they would just give it a try, there is a good chance that they would succeed. We may think, “They lack self-esteem or self-worth”' this is partially correct, but it is missing the most important part of the equation: Self Efficacy.
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Do you remember being a 5th-grader and savoring those last few weeks of summer before you start back to school? You treasure every day, skating in the street with your friends, swimming at the community pool and staying up to the last minute of your summer bedtime curfew. Then, all the sudden, summer is over and the first week of school comes with a barrage of emotions: excitement to catch up with old friends, nerves about being in a new school or with a new teacher, happiness over being in class with an attractive girl or popular boy, worried about getting stuck with the hardest teacher, and eagerness to start learning! (Okay...maybe only a few students experience that last one, I loved learning and still do!)continue reading
Our next parent workshop is September 7 and 8, in Clayton, GA. These workshops are designed to be small (6-10) to individualize the focus on your specific families.
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Our clients benefit from the expanded knowledge and expertise these strategic partnerships offer. Allowing Denali Agency to be the one-stop shop to our clients by providing a comprehensive service offering that encompasses from the beginning of creating a business through the marketing of that business and everything in between.
Our clients benefit from the breadth of members these strategic partnerships offer. With a diverse group of experts, we are available to support and jump in as needed to create solutions, and scale to the needs of our clients.
Our clients benefit from the combined work ethic and dedication these strategic partnerships offer. Each partner maintains a strong and committed work ethic focusing on client satisfaction and project success. Each member of Denali Agency works to do their best work to ensure our service/product benefits our client.continue reading
The mind is a powerful, creative thing. If you don’t believe me, then ponder reality as you watch the thought-provoking movie Inception; or read a biography about the life of Steve Jobs; or observe the fascinating and unique architecture of Antoni Gaudi; or absorb yourself in the imaginary world of Harry Potter. People creatively use their minds to change our world, and your mind is not excluded!continue reading
Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration. Websites and applications dedicated to forums,micro-blogging, social networking, social bookmarking, social curation, and wikis are among the different types of social media.
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Did you know that George Washington Carver was the local “plant doctor” before he turned 13? Or that George Washington was a land surveyor in his teenage years? Or that Laura Ingalls Wilder began her teaching career prior to her 16th birthday? These teens were not much different than ours today. They were passionate about something, yet they had the freedom to pursue their passion.
You’ve been hearing a lot from us about…the Makarios Path to Self-Directed Learning...How we Approach Education at Makarios…breaking the Repetition Cycle so often found in traditional education...and the similarities between Finland’s top-ranking education system and Democratic Free schools. And these are all great examples of this model’s success, but what about the high school student that has struck out on their own, or (gasp!) dropped-out of school?
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