Seven Senses and Six Questions

Each day we succeed or fail depending on how well we  use our senses to gain and understand information. We wake up and our senses immediately tell us many things. We may hear the rain, or feel the heat, or smell the air. In the bath room,we wash our hands and our sense of touch tells us if the water is cold or hot. Going into the kitchen, we cook…

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10 August, 2013
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Springbrook Students and Amazing Colonists

Recently, I was invited with some colleagues to visit Springbrook School, Queensland , Australia and introduce some people from our amazing people series. We chose Governor Phillip and the first Europeans to establish a fixed colonial settlement in New South Wales, Australia. It was an exciting morning, when the students had an opportunity to see a video that recreated the voyage of the First Fleet. It was a specially designed…

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29 June, 2013
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Are You Appreciated?

The people who are most appreciated are not the richest or the most famous, or the most successful. They are people who enhanced the lives of others. They were kind. They were loving. They fulfilled  their responsibilities. When they could, they gave to charitable causes. If they could not give money, they gave time. They were loyal friends and committed members of communities. They were people you could count on….

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29 June, 2013
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What Can You Achieve?

Mozart heard his father play the violin. As soon as he could hold the instrument, his father gave him lessons. No doubt, young Wolfgang said to himself, ‘I can do that, if I try.’ At the age of six, he gave his first public concert. Before long, he was touring the concert halls of Europe. Florence Nightingale did it in nursing. Charles Dickens and Mark Twain did it in literature….

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19 May, 2013
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Contributors and Achievers

Mozart, Einstein, Curie and others have established their names forever. How did they do it? In short, they made valuable contributions to society. As a result, we recognize their achievements. Their examples provide inspiration for students of today who will make their careers tomorrow. The Amazing People Club celebrates amazing contributors and achievers. Here are some of the titles that have now been published. Also, the new avatar based multi-media…

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2 May, 2013
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William Shakespeare – The Avatar-

25 April, 2013

  William Shakespeare wrote very little about himself and his family. In that respect, his life is a mystery. Or, is it? In the new Apple i Book  titled William Shakespeare, he comes to life in the form of an avatar. It is very life like. The new book is very readable because you can push press and click your way through it. Yes, the book has audios, videos as…

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